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Copies of many documents, ecclesiastical and civil, relating to Iceland in the 15th (a few only), 16th, and 17th cent., written in about 1700

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MS. Boreal 55

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Includes wills, law-suits, edicts, letters, legal forms, etc.

Begins at page 29, the first 28 pages are gone, and some at the end.

A probably unique MS.

Dates

  • written in about 1700

Extent

242 pages

Language of Materials

Icelandic

Shelfmark

MS. Boreal 55

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 20696

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

Dimensions

8 1/8 × 7 in.

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

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Weston Library
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