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Alphabetical index to events in Icelandic history from about A.D. 1400 to 1722, written in the 17th and 18th cent.

MS. Boreal 52
Held in our offsite storage facility

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This has been written on blank spaces in some original letters and copies of documents, 1664-90, among which are:
  1. (fols. 3v, 5v, 25v) signatures (or more) of Hans Nanssen
  2. (fols. 11, 14) signatures (or more) of J. Bagger .
A probably unique MS.


  • written in the 17th and 18th cent.


44 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • Multiple languages
  • Icelandic
  • Danish


MS. Boreal 52

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. IV, no 20693

A catalogue by Magnusen, dated 1828, is in the Library, and was printed in 1832 with the title 'Catalogus...codicum cliii manuscriptorum Borealium præcipuæ Islandicæ originis, ...autcore... Finno Magnæo, Islando'.

Physical Facet

On paper


8 × 6 in.

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
Broad Street
Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom