The manuscript is a transcript of Gottrupsbók, a now lost copy of Bæjarbók á Rauðasandi (AM 73 b fol.). The false chapter CCXV is adopted without any comments. But the last two folios, added in another hand, contain a duplicated transcript of this suspicious chapter. Thise leaves furthermore inform that, according to a message of Rev Eyjólfur Jónsson in 1721, this chapter was written on a paper-leaves in the vellum book, that served as original for the transcript Eyólfur made for lögmaður Lauritz Gottrup (Gottrupsbók).
Johnsen & Jón Helgason, Den store saga om Olav den helligeVar.app. 76 a
Duplicate of chapter 215. min refers to Páll Vídalín.
The lacuna at the beginning of chapter CCLII is indicated with 3 3/4 blank pages.
Fols 1r-246v are written by Magnús Einarsson of Jörfi. The prose is written in a semi cursive hand whereas the stanzas are written in fractura.
Fols 247r-248v is written in another, unknown, scribe.