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charta

(kăr′tă) [L.]
A preparation intended principally for external application, made either by saturating paper with medicinal substances or by applying the latter to the surface of the paper by adding adhesive liquid.
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Picard & fils, 1907; Edward Heawood, Watermarks, Mainly of the seventeenth and 18th Centuries (Monumenta chartae papyraceae historiam illustrantia; 1), Hilversum: Paper Publications Society, 1950; Emile Joseph Labarre, Dictionary and Encyclopaedia of Paper and Paper-Making, With Equivalents of the Technical Terms in French, German, Dutch, Italian, Spanish & Swedish, 2nd ed., rev.
It also reinforces the evidence in the order's chartae that English Carthusians were occasionally involved with the spiritual direction or guidance of laymen.
Although not approaching Domesday in comprehensiveness and detail, the Chartae Baronum of 1166 records the services owed the king by his tenants-in-chief.