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Robert De Hertford And Walter De Hamundsham, In Thomas Walsingham, Catalogue Of the Benefactors Of St. Albans Abbey

Robert De Hertford And Walter De Hamundsham, In Thomas Walsingham, Catalogue Of the Benefactors Of St. Albans Abbey

Medium: Ink and pigments on vellum

Date: 1380

Shelfmark: Cotton MS Nero D VII

Item number: f.101r

Length: 35.9

Width: 23

Scale: Centimetres

Genre: Illuminated manuscript

This manuscript was originally compiled in 1380 by Thomas Walsingham, the precentor of the Benedictine abbey of St. Albans, as a record of those who had made gifts to the abbey. Robert De Hertford is depicted as the donor of money, a gold chalice, and a silver-gilt chalice. Below him, Walter de Hamundsham is shown being struck with a sword and a club, defending the rights and liberty of the abbey.

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