Call numberUYSS110/A/3
TitlePapal bull: Charter of Confirmation by Pope Nicholas V
CollectionMuniments of the University of St Andrews
Date5 February 1450 [1451]
DescriptionCharter of Confirmation by Pope Nicholas V of Bishop Kennedy's foundation of St Salvator's College

Charter of Confirmation by Pope Nicholas V of James Kennedy, Bishop of St Andrews' [Fife] foundation charter of St Salvator's College [i.e. UYSS110/A/2] and the investment therein of the College with the vicarages of Cults, Kilmany, Kemback and Dunino [Fife]. The College is one for the study of arts and theology in accordance with the structure laid down by Bishop Kennedy.

Witnesses: H. Seufrlebin, P. de Noxeto, P. John Falconer (Ffalconer).

Notary: James de Viterbio.

Small, circular bulla of Pope Nicholas V - black lead. Writing on both sides, two male faces on back of the seal. Seal inscriptions: Front: Nicolavs PPV, (PP worn), Back: SPASP.

Description on reverse of document fairly legible, including date. Also on the reverse, some additional writing in a later hand.
Extent1 sheet
Related materialTranscript exists. See also UYSS110/A/2, UYSS110/A/4. A copy also exists in St Salvator's Cartulary B, UYSS150/2, ff. 76v-79v.
Publication noteR.G. Cant, The College of St Salvator (Edinburgh, 1950), pp. 61-66.
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