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Historical Documents of the Grand Duchy of Lithuania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 F101-32, F101-33, F101-35, F101-36, F101-37 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

[F101-38] [F101-39] [F101-41] [F101-43] [F101-44] 

 



LNMMB F101-38

[ñ]Ùýôàíú áXîþ ìCëòþ êîðlî ïîëñêè9 âåëèêè9 êíßç ëètñêè9...
Stephen Bathory ([ñ]Ùýôàíú áXîþ), King of Poland and Grand Duke of Lithuania, donates, as a patrimony, Alanta (wâàíÙó) estate and minor estates of Krištapiškės and Germaniškės (êðûøÙîôègñêèM è êãåðÒíègñêèM), the former property of a beheaded GDL nobleman Grigorij Ostik (ãðèãîrþ wñÙèêó), to Gabriel Bekesh Skornatu (êãàáðûåëß áåêåøà ñêîðíàÙÕ), Commander-in-Chief of the Hungarian troops.

Authenticity
Original.
Place and date of issue
Warsaw  (Õ âàrøàâå), February 13, 1581.
Seal

A fragment of the greater red wax attached seal of GDL (Ø 7.5 cm) and fragments of a wax shell (4.5 and 3 cm), affixed to the document with a string of white, red, yellow and azure thread (parchment fold-up is 15.2 cm; two slits for the string are spaced 15.5 cm apart).

Signed by

Stephanus Rex Stephen Bathory, King of Poland and Grand Duke of Lithuania;
ßíÚ ãëåáîâè÷ íà äÕáðDîíå êàg  ò ìNåñêè ïîdñêàráè çåMñêè è ïèñàr Jan Glebovich Na Dubrovne, castellan of Minsk, deputy land treasurer and scribe.
Language
Office Slavic. The left margin bears a 19th-century record in Polish and an impressed heraldic seal of the Radvila family. One archival and other records on the reverse are also in Polish.
Illumination
None.
Materials
Parchment and ink
Dimensions
Single sheet format: 65.4 x 37.5 + 15.2 cm.
Text: 46.2 x 15 cm.

 



LNMMB F101-
39

Stephanus, Dei gratia rex Poloniæ, magnus dux Lituaniæ…
Stephen Bathory (Stephanus), King of Poland and Grand Duke of Lithuania, confirms the regulations of the shoemakers' guild of Vilnius City (Vilna).

Authenticity
Original.
Place and date of issue
Vilnius (Vilna), June 1, 1579.
Seal
The seal has not remained (parchment fold-up is 9.5 cm, two slits for the string are spaced 12 cm apart).
Signed by
Stephanus rex
– Stephen Bathory, King of Poland and Grand Duke of Lithuania;
Venceſlaus Agrippa, Sacræ regiæ m(aiesta)tis in Magno Ducatu Lituaniæ notarius – Venceslaus Agrippa, royal scribe in the GDL.
Language
Latin.
Illumination
None.
Material
Parchment and ink.
Dimensions
Single sheet format: 59 x 37 + 9.5 cm.
Text: 46 x 21.5 cm.

 

 



LNMMB F101-
41

ÂûïèñÚ ñ êíèãÚ ñïðàâÚ ñÖäîâÚ ãîëîâúíûõÚ ÙðûáÓíàëüíûõ wòïðàâîâàíûõ Ö âèëüíè...
An extract from the books of the Supreme Tribunal Court was issued to the Evangelical Reformist community of Vilnius. The extract contains a charter, signed on June 7,1590, by which Piotr Voitehovich Stabrovskij (ïåÙðÚ âî9Ùåõîâè÷Ú ñÙàáðîâñêè9 ñÙàðîñÙà Ùðî9äàíüñêè9 ÙèâóíÚ âåñâ7ßíÚñêè9), elder of Traidenas and the steward of Viešvėnai, sells a private brick building, the so-called Adjutants' Palace (íà ê7àìåíèöÖ… ïðîç7ûâà7åìó7þ âèðÚø7ûëîâÚñêÖ7þ), located in the neighbourhood of a fish market in Vilnius to Vilnius Evangelical Reformist community.

Authenticity
Original
Place and date of issue
Vilnius (Ö âèëüí7è), July 3, 1590 (the document was registered in Vilnius, June 7,1590)
Seal
The seal has not remained (parchment fold-up is 7.1 cm; two slits are spaced 12.5 cm apart).
Signed by

JAn Pac Ciwun Wilenski Starosta Ka<…>mieski Marszalek Trybunalski Jan Pac, steward of Vilnius, elder of … and tribunal marshal;
ùàñíü9 î÷óìà÷êà äýïóÙàò âëàñòíîè ðÖêîþ Scasnoj Ochiumachka, deputy;
Jan Tryzna ręką swąJan Tryzna;
çåìëè æîìîèòñêîå ÑòàíèñëDà ÷åõîâè÷ ìràùàëKà åãî ê Lì
– Stanislovas Chekhovich, [a deputy] from Žemaitija land, marshal;
Jasper Dawgird woiski wilkomirski –  Jasper Dawgird, Vilkomir ;
Mkolay Sakietla kuchmistr wlasną ręką –  Mikolaj Sakietla, eating-house keeper;
powÿtu kowienskÿego deputat stanÿslaw diadkowskÿ stolnik kowienskÿ Ręką Stanyslaw Diadkowski, deputy of Kaunas district and dapifer of Kaunas;
Piotr Predrychowicz Rodoszansky: Deputat wlasną ręką Piotr Predrychowicz Rodoszanski, a deputy;
ërêå ïåòêåâè÷ ïèñàðü – Lukerij(?) Petkevich, scribe;
ç âîåâîÒñÙâà ÒðHîêGî ëàâðåíü åÃâè÷ü ðrèõåðñêè9
– Lavrentij Jegvich(?) Richerski, deputy of Trakai palatinate;
Z woiewodztwa Trockiego Jzy Mieleszko własną ręką swą – Jerzyj Mieleszko from Trakai palatinate;
Z woiewodztwa Trockiego Piotr Szvkszta podstoli kowienskÿ Ręką swą – Piotr Szukszta from Trakai palatinate, dapifer of Kaunas;
Z woyewodztwa Wythebsyego Jzÿ droczky Sokolynsky Ręką swą – Jerzyj Droczki Sokolynski from Vitebsk palatinate;
ç âî7åâdîñÒâà <...>îêñëDàñêîãî âàøå9 âåëè÷êè9 ðÖêîþ Ñâîåþ – Vashej Velichkij from ... palatinate.
Language
Office Slavic. Part of the text and the signatures as well as records on the reverse are in Polish.
Illumination
The initials "Â" (one of them takes up 3 lines, 6 cm, the other one – 2 lines, 3 cm) and "ï" (16 lines, 13 cm) are adorned with twining gold, green, red and blue ornamentation whereas loops of the letters are decorated with green dotted or flower-like patterns. The "ä" and an enlarged letter "ñ" are adorned with gilt trefoil flowers. The tails of letters in the last line are also ornated in trefoils drawn in ink.
Materials
Parchment, ink and dye.
Dimensions
Single sheet format: 80.6 x 49.9 + 7.1 cm.
Text: 67.2 x 36.5 cm. 

 



LNMMB F101-43 

ÂûïCè Ñ êíGè ÑïðDà ñóäîâÚ ãîëî[â]íûõ Ùð[ûáóí]Làíûõ...
An extract from the books of the Supreme Tribunal Court. The extract contains a charter written by a landowner Jan Adamovich Haiko (ßíÚ àäàìîâè÷ ãà9êî), which sells his estate Lebedskoje Hajkovskoje (ëåádåñêîå ãà9êîâñêîå) to Schanyj Bohumatka (ùàñíîãî áîãÖìàÙÚêè).

Authenticity
Original.
Place and date of issue
Vilnius (Ö âèëíè), June 28, 1596.
A charter – June 27, 1596. Vilnius(?).

Seal
The red wax attached seal (Ø 3 cm) of Vilnius palatinate(?) in a wax shell (Ø 4.2 cm) and in a box of turned wood (Ø 4.8 cm) is affixed to the document with a string of blue thread  (parchment fold-up is 6.5 cm, two slits for the string are spaced 3.5 cm apart).
Signed by
ëóêrå ïåòêåâè÷ ïèñàð
Luker(?) Petkevicz, scribe;
...ëDàñêîãî äåïóÒàò Öð...ôèëèìîíîâûõ ðóêîþ
;
Jan Tryzna
.
Language
Office Slavic. A signature in the charter is in Polish; the reverse contains archival notes in Polish.
Illumination
The initials "â" (2.6 cm), “ë” (4.2 cm) and “ï” (13 lines, 9.2 cm) in neoterratologian style.
Material
Parchment and ink.
Dimensions
Single sheet format: 61 x 41.5 + 6.5 cm.
Text: 54 x 34 cm.

 

 



LNMMB F101-44

PRAECONSVLES ET CONSVLES…
An extract from the books of Vilnius City Council contains the Vilnius City Council document of October(?) 15, 1579, transuming and supplementing the privilege of Sigismund Vasa (Zigmvnt, Sigismvndvs Rex), King of Poland and Grand Duke of Lithuania, of April 15, 1596(?), in which the statute of Vilnius butchers' guild is certified.

Authenticity
Original.
Place and date of issue
Undated (the document was registered in Vilnius (Wilno), October(?) 15, 1597)
Seal

The greater red wax seal of Vilnius City (Ø 5cm) in a box of turned wood (Ø 8.5 cm) without a cover, attached to the document with a parchment band (3 slits for the band are spaced out by 7 cm horizontally, 7.1 and 7 cm diagonally; parchment fold-up is 8 cm).
Languages
Polish and Latin.
Illumination
None.
Materials
Parchment and ink.
Dimensions
Single sheet format: 73.3 x 48 + 8 cm.
Text: 63.3 x 34.7 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 F101-32, F101-33, F101-35, F101-36, F101-37 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


Historical Documents of the Grand Duchy of Lithuania