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Historical Documents of the Grand Duchy of Lithuania


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F101-7, F101-15, F101-19, F101-20, F101-21 F101-22, F101-23, F101-24, F101-25, F101-26 F101-27, F101-28, F101-29, F101-30, F101-31 F101-38, F101-39, F101-41, F101-43, F101-44 F101-48, F101-49, F101-50, F101-52, F101-53 F101-55, F101-56, F101-57, F101-58, F101-59 F101-61, F101-62, F101-66, F101-67, F101-68 F101-69, F101-70, F101-71, F101-72, F101-74 F101-75, F101-76, F101-77, F101-78, F101-80 F101-81, F101-82, F101-84, F101-85, F101-86 F101-87, F101-89, F101-93, F101-101, F101-106 F101-110, F101-124, F101-126, F101-127, F101-149

[F101-32] [F101-33] [F101-35] [F101-36] [F101-37] 

 



LNMMB F101-32

[æ]èêãèìîíF àâãóñF áXîþ ìëñF6þ...
Sigismund Augustus ([æ]èêãèìîíF àâãóñF),  King of Poland and Grand Duke of Lithuania, guarantees a landowner Stepan Tarnovski (ñÙåïàíó Ùàðíîâñêîìó) the right of ownership of Gesulai and Šarkiai villages (êãåñóëû 7à øràêè), which have been acquired in exchange for Varijskij estate (äâîðåöÚ 7åãî âàðèñêè9), and plots of land in Salkininkai (ñîëêèíèêàõÚ), Trakai district. The document also transumes the charter of Jan Jeronimovich Chodkevicha (ßíÚ 7Åðîíèìîâè÷Ú õîäêåâè÷à), Žemaitian elder, which certifies the barter and sets the boundaries of the land.

Authenticity
Original.
Place and date of issue
Grodno  (Ö ãîðîäíå), August 16, 1565.
Seal

The lesser red wax attached seal of GDL (Ø 3.5 cm) in a triangular wax shell (7x7x8.5 cm), affixed to the document with a string of green and red silk thread (parchment fold-up is 9.5 cm; 2 slits for the string are spaced 7.9 cm apart).
Signed by
Sigismundus Augustus Rex Sigismund Augustus, King of Poland and Grand Duke of Lithuania,
7wñÙàônå Âîëîâè÷
Ostafej Volovich, court marshal and land treasurer.
Language
Office Slavic, cursive writing. An archival record on the reverse is in Polish.
Illumination
None.
Materials
Parchment and ink.
Dimensions
Single sheet format: 68.4 x 36.5 + 9.5 cm.
Text: 55 x 23 cm.

 

 



LNMMB F101-
33

[â]î èìÝ áXî7å ñÙNàñÝ êó âå÷íî9 ïàìåÙè...
Sigismund Augustus (æèêãèìîííF  7AâãóñÙú), King of Poland and Grand Duke of Lithuania, grants the dukes of Orthodox belief, resident in the Grand Duchy of Lithuania, equal rights with Catholics to occupy state service positions, obtain land and participate in state administration. taip pat patvirtinama dokumentų, rašytų kanceliarine slavų k., juridinė galia.

Authenticity
Original.
Place and date of issue
Vilnius (Ö Ãîðîäíå), July 1, 1568.
Seal
A fragment of the smaller red wax attached seal of GDL (Æ 7 cm) in a fragment of a wax shell (Æ 12.5 cm, the greater part has remained) and in a metal box (Æ 14 cm) is affixed to the document with a string of golden and silver thread (parchment fold-up is 9.1 cm; 2 slits for the string are spaced 12 cm apart).
Signed by

Sigismundus Augustus Rex Sigismund Augustus, King of Poland and Grand Duke of Lithuania,
Nikolaus Radivil Palakius vilnesis canlavius M; D; Lituanie ets mar spris Michael Radvila [the Black], Vilnius Palatine and GDL Chancellor, land marshal,
ß øMèêîâè÷ ìàðøàëKî ïèñrà ñÙàðîñFà Fûñêîè
skijj äråæàâöà âLèêîìrèskijj Jan Shimkovich, marshal, scribe, elder of Tyskoj,  landholder of Vilkomir.
Language

Office Slavic.

Illumination
None.
Materials
Parchment, ink.
Dimensions
Single sheet format: 80.2 x 51.4 + 9.1 cm.
Text: 69.8 x 40 cm.

 



LNMMB F101-
35

Stephanus, Dei gratia rex Poloniæ, magnus dux Lithuaniæ…
Stephen Bathory (Stephanus), King of Poland and Grand Duke of Lithuania, transumes and confirms the charter of Alexander (Alexander), King of Poland and Grand Duke of Lithuania, of June 24, 1502, which transumed and confirmed in its own order the privilege of Vytautas (Witoldus), Grand Duke of Lithuania, of January 26, 1380, which established the foundation of a monastery of the Augustinians in Brest (Brzesth) and founded plots of land in Brest and Kostomoloty village (Koszthomlothi) near the Bug river (Bugk).

Authenticity
Original.
Place and date of issue
Vilnius (Vilna), May 12, 1579.
Seal
The lesser red wax attached seal of GDL (Ø 4.5 cm) in a wax bowl (Ø 10 cm) is affixed to the document with a string of grey and red thread (parchment fold-up is 9 cm, two slits for the string are spaced 8 cm apart).
Signed by
Stephanus rex – Stephen Bathory, King of Poland and Grand Duke of Lithuania.
Language
Latin. There are records in Polish.
Illumination
None.
Material
Parchment and ink.
Dimensions
Single sheet format: 65 x 31 + 9 cm.
Text: 55.5 x 16.5 cm.

 

 



LNMMB F101-36 

Stephanus, Dei gratia rex Poloniæ, magnus dux Lithwaniæ…
Stephen Bathory (Stephanus), King of Poland and Grand Duke of Lithuania, transumes and confirms the last will and testament of Dorothea Barthlomieiowna (Dorothea Barthlomieiowna), certified on February 13, 1566 by Valerianus Protasewicz (Valerianus), Bishop of Vilnius, in which all her property is bequeathed to her husband Stephan Hrehorowicz (Stephanus Hrehorowicz).

Authenticity
Original.
Place and date of issue
Vilnius (Wilna), September 22, 1582.
Seal
The seal has not remained (parchment fold-up is 10 cm, two slits for the string are spaced 7.5 cm apart).
Signed by
Stephanus
rex – Stephen Bathory,  King of Poland and Grand Duke of Lithuania;
Leo Sapieha, S(anctae) r(egiae) m(aiesta)tis in Magno Ducatu Lithuaniæ notarius – Leon Sapieha, royal scribe in the GDL.
Language
Latin.
Material
Parchment and ink.
Dimensions
Single sheet format: 71.2 x 51 + 10 cm.
Text: 58.5 x 37.2 cm.

 

 



LNMMB F101-37

ÑÙýôàíú áXîþ ìCÙü6þ êîðîëü ïîëüñêè9 â6åë6èêè9 ê"íçü ë[èÙ]îâñêè9...
Stephen Bathory's (ÑÙýôàíú),  King of Poland and Grand Duke of Lithuania, ruling in the case between the Holy Trinity Monastery in Brest against a landowner of Brest district Olechna Fedorovich Kostomolockij (wëåõíî ô6åäîðîâè÷Ú êîñÙîìîëîöêè9) about a part of Kostomolocki estate (6èìNå6ß êîñÙîìîëHîêîãî). The ruling, issued to the prior of the aforementioned monastery Reverend Stanislav Jendrovskij (ÑÙàíèñëàâà åíÚäðîâÚñêîãî), guarantees the monastery the right of ownership to the part of Kostomolocki estate.

Authenticity
Original.
Place and date of issue
Vilnius (Õ â6èëíè), April 25, 1580.
Seal
The whole seal has not remained except for a parchment band for the seal to be attached with to the document (parchment fold-up is 2.7 cm, two slits – 2 cm each – are spaced 1.1 cm apart).
Signed by
wñÙà ôå9 âîëîâè÷ êNà âå ëè êíç ëè Ostafej Volovich, GDL Chancellor;
ìèêîëà ßñåNñêè9 ïèñrà Mikola Jasenskiy, scribe.
Language
Office Slavic. Records on the left margin and on the reverse are in Latin.
Illumination
None.
Materials
Parchment and ink.
Dimensions
Single sheet format: 61.2 x 18 cm.
Text: 47.5 x 11.9 cm.

 

F101-7, F101-15, F101-19, F101-20, F101-21 F101-22, F101-23, F101-24, F101-25, F101-26 F101-27, F101-28, F101-29, F101-30, F101-31 F101-38, F101-39, F101-41, F101-43, F101-44 F101-48, F101-49, F101-50, F101-52, F101-53 F101-55, F101-56, F101-57, F101-58, F101-59 F101-61, F101-62, F101-66, F101-67, F101-68 F101-69, F101-70, F101-71, F101-72, F101-74 F101-75, F101-76, F101-77, F101-78, F101-80 F101-81, F101-82, F101-84, F101-85, F101-86 F101-87, F101-89, F101-93, F101-100, F101-101 F101-106, F101-110, F101-124, F101-126, F101-127, F101-149


Historical Documents of the Grand Duchy of Lithuania