Christian III and Frederick II of Denmark, Laws

Creator:
Christian III, King of Denmark and Norway, 1503-1559
Published/Created:
[Denmark?]
s. XVI^^ex [ca. 1565-1600]
Physical Description:
1 vol.
21 cm.
Notes:
Paper.
Written in 15-16 long lines, ruled in hard point, single vertical bounding lines only.
Written by one scribe in cursive script.
Headings in large gothic textura, with flourishes.
Binding: s. xix^^2. Tan and brown mottled calf, gold-tooled; on the spine, "DESZ BRODMECHTIGESTEN [sic] HOCHGEBARNEN FOeRSTENVIMD," and the crowned monogram of comte Paul Riant.
By the same binder who did Beinecke MS 42.
Abstract:
MS collection of Danish laws. Written in Northern Germany or Denmark in the late 16th century, after 1565; perhaps copied by Pawel Hansen whose signature appears on ff. 154r, 178r (The copy seems to have been made all at one time, not in separate sections as the laws were decreed.) Early provenance unknown.
Manuscript on paper (sturdy; watermarks buried in the gutter) of Christian III and Frederick II of Denmark, Laws.
Variant Titles:
Laws.
Topics:
Law--Denmark
Manuscripts, Medieval--Connecticut--New Haven
Medieval and Renaissance Manuscripts in Beinecke Library
Topics:
Riant, Paul Edouard Didier, comte, 1836-1888 --bookplate
Language:
Danish
German
Genre:
Annotations
Manuscripts
Format:
Text
Content Type:
Archives or Manuscripts
Rights:
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Access Restrictions:
Public
Call Number:
Beinecke MS 31
Orbis Record:
9801409
Orbis Barcode:
39002091594565
Yale Collection:
Beinecke Library
Digital Collection:
General Collection, BRBL, Yale University
oid pointer:
1161742
Citation:
Shailor, B. Catalogue of Medieval and Renaissance Manuscripts in the Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, MS 31.
Christian III and Frederick II of Denmark, Laws. General Collection, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Yale University.
Extent of digitization:
Complete work digitized.
OID:
2040779
PID:
digcoll:3507485

Number of Pages: 245
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