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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

MS. Boreal 55
Held in our offsite storage facility

  • Request
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.


  • written in about 1700


242 pages

Language of Materials

  • Icelandic


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


8 1/8 × 7 in.

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
Broad Street
Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom