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An Icelandic poem on two leaves

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MS. Icel. c. 2

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An Icelandic poem on two leaves, apparently to celebrate the betrothal or wedding of Sigurdar Tors-sonar, Nov. 17, 1765: with some elaborate pen-and-ink ornament. The second leaf is mutilated.

(fols. i, 5-end are blank)


  • Written in A.D. 1765


10 Leaves

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Icel. c. 2, fols. 1-2]
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MS. Icel. c. 2

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 19533


An Icelandic poem on two leaves

Biographical / Historical

Biographical details unknown.

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. VI, no. 33192

Custodial History

'... From Guobrand Vigfússon's collection, 20. 3. 1889.'

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Presented by the Delegates of the Clarendon Press on April 6, 1903.

Physical Facet

On paper, imperfect


14 1/4 × 9 3/8 in.
An Icelandic poem on two leaves
EAD version 2020 by Alice Whichelow
Language of description

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
Broad Street
Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom