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Copies of documents connected with the cathedral of Skalholt, written in the 16th cent.

MS. Boreal 62
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  1. (fol. 2) The writ of alienation, 1588
  2. (fol. 4) An inventory of the furniture and ornaments of the cathedral, 1588
  3. (fol. 8) A register of all the possessions of the see.
An autograph note and signature of bp. Oddur Einarsson, who received and administered the above in 1589, is on fol. 7.

A MS. that not yet been printed in 1832; autograph of the author.


  • written in the 16th cent.


15 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • Icelandic


MS. Boreal 62

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 20703

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 × 6 1/2 in.

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
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Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom