Diplomatics, Papal

Diplomatics, Papal
Diplomatics, Papal
The word diplomatics denotes in English the science of ancient official documents, more especially of those emanating from the chanceries of popes, kings, emperors, and other authorities possessing a recognized jurisdiction

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