Manuscripta juridica

[Principal Investigator: G. R. Dolezalek]






Aberdeen, UL, 199 and 199 i, divided into two volumes and the separate leaf 199 i


Century: XV.2

Number of folios: 439

Material: chart.

Height: 302

Width: 215

Previous shelf mark(s): O.1.1; Theta 1.7

Cover: modern, cardboard, half covered in leather. Analysed by Neil R. Ker, Medieval MSS in British Libraries, vol. 2, Oxford 1977, p. 14-15</p> <p> Watermark: unicorn, passant, 95 mm long from tip of tail to tip of horn (fol. 1, 3, 5, 7, 9, to 114, 162, 169, 171, 177); gothic letter p, large, and above it a cross (fol. 115-136, 344-352); bull's head, between the horns a vertical spike 30 mm high, its uppermost part crossed by two diagonal lines, thus forming an asterisk with six prongs, mark altogether 75 mm high and 40 mm wide (fol. 174, 202-209); anchor, 64 mm high, under its middle a circle and under it a cross formed from single lines (fol. 139, 146, 150, 158, 175-176, 179-197, 210-212, 217, 256, 395); anchor, 68 mm high, flukes 35 mm wide (fol. 232, 394); anchor, 75 mm high, flukes 35 mm wide (fol. 261-341, 368, 387, 411-437. Anchor watermarks of these types were common, in many variants, in paper mills in the Netherlands and in France throughout the fifteenth century, but mainly in that century's first half. See Vladimir MoŇ°in, {i}Anchor Watermarks{/i}, Amsterdam: The Paper Publications Society, Labarre Foundation 1973 = Monumenta Chartae Papyraceae Historiam Illustrantia, vol. 13)

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

Analyzed by: Dolezalek*