|This form of charter has fewer elaborate formal qualities than, say, a royal charter. There is no invocation, salutation or specific address. By this time the dating clause includes both a place (Good Easter is a village, not a time!) and a specific date.|
|To convert the date into modern format you need to consult Cheney 1970 or look it up on the web on the English Calendar.|
|Private charter, 1444, from the collection of Rob Schäfer. All images © Rob Schäfer.|
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