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Elaborate geneaology in narrative form of Finn Jonsson and his wife Gudrid Gislasdottur, by Jon Finnsson, transcribed by Halldor Finnsson, written in the 18th cent.

MS. Boreal 59
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In 191 sections, with index and additions: this is a long and careful work affecting many other families.

with inserted papers (e. g. at fols. 5, 21) stated to be in the hand of Magnus Ketilsson.

A probably unique MS.


  • written in the 18th cent.


76 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • Icelandic


MS. Boreal 59

Other Finding Aids

SC 20700

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 3/8 × 6 7/8 in.

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
Broad Street
Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom