Manuscripta juridica

[Principal Investigator: G. R. Dolezalek]

Aberdeen, UL, 592

Century: XVII medies

Number of folios: 197

Material: chart.

Height: 298

Width: 187

Region and Place of Production: Britannia

Scribe(s) / Possessor(s):

  • Duncan bookshop, Aberdeen, a.1959 (Possessor)
  • Robert McGachen, saec. XVII (pag. 394) (Possessor)

Cover: contemporary, leather on cardboard.</p> <p> Foliation: old foliation in ink, after pag. 199 it erroneously numbers the next page '100' instead of 200, and ceases at the end of title 19 = old page nuber 154, corresponding to modern number 254. Modern pagination in pencil (intermittent) starts with page 200 and counts from there to the end</p> <p> Watermark: bugle horn in a shield (pag. 1); two pillars, rounded, between them letters CBA, above the middle a large bunch of grapes (start of title 23); jug, large, with letters O and beneath OH, handle's lines parallel, on base a fleur-de-lis, on lid five elongated skittles, four bear three balls, yet the middle skittle bears a four-petaled blossom and a fleur-de-lis (pag. 133, 165, 393); another jug, large, with letters I and beneath R, on the lid five almost round skittles, each bearing three balls, above the middle a four-petaled blossom and a small fleur-de-lis (pag. 325, 369); jug, types different from jugs mentioned above (other places in this MS)

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

Analyzed by: Dolezalek*