|The third manumission is in a rather larger hand, very similar to, or possibly identical with, the first one. Like it, it has writing above the witness names in superscript. The layout and wording is very similar to the first two.|
|Manumissions of Serfs, 12th century (Exeter. Chapter Library, No.3501). (From The New Palaeographical Society 1903)|
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