'An Abridgement of the Russe Sowdebnik or Law Booke', Written in the second half of the 16th century
'An Abridgement of the Russe Sowdebnik or Law Booke', a short account of the laws of Ivan Vasilievich (the Terrible) June 2, 1549, in 137 sections: the first beg. 'That all officers shoulde give iustice without favour or mallice'.
- Creation: Written in the second half of the 16th century
Language of Materials
MS. Selden Supra 59
Old Selden mark = 59
Other Finding Aids
Falconer Madan, et al., A summary catalogue of western manuscripts in the Bodleian Library at Oxford which have not hitherto been catalogued in the Quarto series (7 vols. in 8 [vol. II in 2 parts], Oxford, 1895-1953; reprinted, with corrections in vols. I and VII, Munich, 1980), vol. II, no. 3447
Manuscript 3462 acquired by the Bodleian Library
7 1/2 × 5 1/2 in.