London, British Library, Egerton 269

London, British Library, Egerton 269

Weltliches Recht im Frankenreich


London (Great Britain)
British Library
Egerton 269

Siglum (by Mordek 1995): L
Siglum (by Eckhardt 1962): K 52

Note(s): together with Paris, Bibliothèque Nationale, Lat. 4633 and London, British Library, Egerton 2832; foll. 29-32 of Paris, Bibliothèque Nationale, Lat. 7561 follow fol. 17v of London, British Library, Egerton 269, bearing a fragment of the Divisio regnorum. For further information please see the following references: Tischler 2008 pp. 198 (n. 18), 199-200, 213, 244-246, 252 and Bischoff HA Fiche 31, 7.83 (p. 47), Fiche 36, 1.58 (p. 80).


9th or 10th century, presumably of French origin (Beyerle/Buchner); beginning of the 10th century, North-East France (Corbie?) (Mordek); late 9th century (text of the Lex Ribuaria, Buchner); 10th century (von Salis); 1st quarter of the 10th century, North-East France? (Kottje); 10th or 11th century (Lehmann/Eckhardt 1966); end of the 9th century or beginning of the 10th century, Corbie (von Schwerin); first quarter of the 10th century, North-East France (Eckhardt 1962 following Bischoff)

Claudius Puteanus; Regius 5190. (Krusch 1924, Eckhardt 1962)

Physical description:

Material: Parchment
Number: 15 foll. (numbered 3 - 17)
Size: 240-245 x 175 mm

Script: Caroline minuscule



  • 3r
    continuation of the Lex Ribuaria (title 91,1 onwards)
  • 3r - 8v
    Lex Saxonum
  • 8v
    Capitulare legibus additum (capp. 1-2)
  • 9r - 12r
    Capitula legibus addenda (capp. 6-21)
  • 12r - 13v
    Capitula per se scribenda with additional chapter
  • 13v - 14r
    Capitula incerta
  • 14r - 16v
    Lex Alamannorum (type B, list of titles and text up to title 2,1)
  • 17r - v
    Lex Burgundionum (title 85 up to 88)
  • 17r - v
    Lex Romana Burgundionum (title 17)
  • 17v
    Divisio regnorum



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