Manuscripta juridica

[Principal Investigator: G. R. Dolezalek]

Aberdeen, UL, 257

Century: XV ex. vel XVI in.

Number of folios: i et 417 et i

Material: chart.

Height: 294

Width: 217

Scribe(s) / Possessor(s):

  • Aberdeen, Collegium Regium (saec. XVIII, fol. 1) (Possessor)

Cover: Binding sXVI in., leather on wood, with traces of clasps. On spine a 19th c. label: LECT. IN LIB. III DECRETAL.</p> <p> Watermark: bull's head, in the middle between the horns a long spike of 25 mm, near its end it is crossed by two diagonal lines to form an asterisk, the mark being altogether 65 mm high and 35 mm wide (last leaves); anchor, 64 mm high, flukes 35 mm wide, under its middle a circle and under it a cross formed from two simple short lines, and the stem of the anchor has a diametre of 5 mm (e.g. fol. 1, and in X.3.15 de commodato, 3rd and 4th sheet, and see reference to anchor watermark literature in MS Aberdeen, UB, 199).

Catalogue(s): Neil R. Ker, Medieval MSS in British Libraries, vol. 2, Oxford 1977, p. 18; G. Dolezalek, Scotland under Jus Commune, Edinburgh 2010, vol. 3

Analyzed by: Dolezalek*