Manuscripta juridica

[Principal Investigator: G. R. Dolezalek]






Cambridge, Magdalene College, Pepys Library 2208


Century: XVI ex. (a.1611 latest)

Number of folios: v +487

Material: chart.

Height: 294

Width: 188

Region and Place of Production: Britannia

Scribe(s) / Possessor(s):

  • John Duke of Lauderdale (died 1682) (Possessor)
  • George Mackenzie, a.1676 (fol. i verso) (Possessor)
  • Robert Douglas, a.1611 (fol. 481v, 487r) (Scribe)
  • Samuel Pepys (Possessor)
  • J. Drummond, saec. XVII (fol. 472) (Possessor)

Cover: saec. XVIII, leather on wood</p> <p> Watermark: jug with letters PO, altogether 66 mm high, on collar a lying half moon, on lid six skittles without further decoration, in their middle a long staff, holding a lying half moon (fol. ii, 2, 47, 56, 61, 466-468, 471 [good], 473, 479, 485); bunch of grapes, the grapes are 24 mm high, together with the stem 31 mm high (fol. 63, 67, 7, 75-76, 127, 178, 233, 266, 324, 376, 420, 446, 461, 464-465)

Literature quoting this MS: Dolezalek, Scotland under Jus Commune, vols. 1 and 3

Analyzed by: Dolezalek*