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Acc. 12

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Danish Legal Manuscript; Denmark, 1500-1599

Name
Bredall, Nicolaus 
Occupation
 
Roles
Scribe 
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Name
Luxdorph, Bolle Willum 
Birth
1716 
Death
1788 
Occupation
 
Roles
Translator 
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Name
Wedervang-Jensen, Eva 
Birth
26 March 1974 
Occupation
 
Roles
Cataloguer 
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Contents

1(1r-2v)
Index and Precafe
Note

By Nicolaus Bredall. F. 1v blank.

Language of Text

Danish

2(3r-118r)
The Provincial Law of Jutland
Note

Including the chapter of sorcery. Fol. 118v blank.

Language of Text

Danish

Keywords
3(119r-141r)
Articles by the Clerc Thord
Note

93 articles. F. 141v is blank.

Language of Text

Danish

Keywords
4(142r-156v)
Riighens Retth
Rubric

“Riighens Retth”

Language of Text

Danish

Keywords
4.1(156v)
Faldtzmaell for Righens Breffue
Rubric

“Faldtzmaell for Righens Breffue”

Note

Later addition from the seventeenth century.

Keywords
5(157r-165v)
The Manorial Court Law
Note

“Gaards Redtt” followed by King Christian's regulation “Om hwſsholdinge”

Language of Text

Danish

Keywords
6(166r-189r)
King Christoffer's Municipal Law
Note

F. 189v is blank.

Language of Text

Danish

Keywords
7(190r-v)
Forklaring paa Bödder i Loughen
Rubric

“Forklaring paa Bödder i Loughen”

Note

another hand?

Language of Text

Danish

Keywords
8(191r-215r)
The Municipal Law of Ribe
Note

Later addition from the seventeenth century; prefaced by King Christoffer's Privileges (dated 1241) and followed by an index.

Language of Text

Danish

Keywords

Physical Description

Support
Paper.
No. of leaves
263. 190 mm x 150 mm
Script

Principally written by Nicolaus Bredall.

Decoration

Flourished initials.

Additions
F. 215v features an ownership mark and notes added in the year 1638. The inner side of the first flyleaf features both Luxdorph’s name and some information concerning N. Bredahl (the latter in a different hand).

History

Origin

Written in Denmark, principally by Nicolaus Bredal in the sixteenth century.

Provenance

The manuscript belonged to Luxdorph. He has written his name on the inner side of the first flyleaf, and the binding also features his provenance sticker.

Acquisition

Accessoria 9-14 were bequeathed to The Arnamagnæan Collection by M. Lorentzen, MA and V.A. Secher, JD, who had purchased them for use in the preparation of a planned edition of old Danish laws.

Additional

Record History
Catalogued 11 March 2021 by EW-J. The description is based on

Kålund's Katalog over de oldnorsk-islandske Håndskrifter, pp. p. 456-57

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Bibliography

AuthorTitleEditorScope
Katalog over de oldnorsk-islandske Håndskrifter i Det store kongelige Bibliotek og i Universitetsbiblioteket samt Den Arnamagnænske Samlings tilvækst 1894-1899ed. Kristian Kålundp. 456-57
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