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F6-8. Privilege of Grand Duke Vytautas of Lithuania to Vilnius Cathedral

Vilnius, 1410 02 16
Grand Duke Vytautas of Lithuania donates the village of Dragiminiškiai with meadow by the Žižma river for the sustenance of the rectors of Vilnius Cathedral.
The attached seal is missing, except for the holes made for the attachment of the seal.
Latin; 1 f.; 26x46+10,3 cm; Text: 11x32 cm; 21 rows. The parchment is spotty, with some decay and a few holes; the bottom edge is torn and mended by gluing a piece of paper. Underwent restoration in 1986.  Invocatio is written in enlarged letters; the first letter is decorated, taking up the whole text. Capital letters of the first line are enlarged. 
On the reverse of the parchment there is a mark of the once-existed label.
References: Balinski, t.1, p.171, nr.70; Daniłowicz, t.1, p.368, nr.915; RO VPB, t.1, p.18, nr.1; KDKDW, t.1, p.76-79, nr.51; Jasas, p.26-27, Nr.24; Vitoldiana, p.28-30, nr.22.  

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