• Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Chartulary See Cartulary.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n chartulary An officer in the ancient Latin Church who had the care of charters and other papers of a public nature.
    • n chartulary A record or an account-book of the temporal possessions of a monastery.
    • n chartulary The room in which such records are kept.
    • n chartulary The officer who had the records in charge. Also spelled cartulary.
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In literature:

Those of the priory of Little Dunmow, Essex, according to an old chartulary, were new cast and baptised in 1501.
"English Villages" by P. H. Ditchfield
The story is in the Chartulary of Elgin.
"Life Of Johnson, Volume 5" by Boswell
The adjoining bay, closed in by a beautiful 13th century wrought-iron railing, is the old chartulary or muniment room of the Chapter.
"Rheims and the Battles for its Possession" by Various
Glastonbury, Chartulary, 110; survey of lands, 162.
"Annals of the Bodleian Library, Oxford, A.D. 1598-A.D. 1867" by William Dunn Macray
Not a book, nor cross, nor chalice, register, nor chartulary remains.
"Mellifont Abbey, Co. Louth" by Anonymous