date: 1400-1449

New Haven, Yale University, The Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, 212

New Haven, Yale University, The Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, 212

Weltliches Recht im Frankenreich

Repository:

New Haven (United States)
Yale University
The Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, 212

Siglum (by Eckhardt 1962): K 54


History:

Origin:
15th century (Eckhardt 1962); 4th quarter of the 15th century, North France (Shailor)

Provenance:
The codex was in possession of Sir Thomas Phillipps (Middlehill 3899) and got into Beinecke Library in 1953.


Physical description:

Material: Parchment
Quires:
Number: 37 foll.
Size:

Lines: 22


Script:

Glosses:


Contents:

  • 1r - 37r
    Lex Salica
  • 37r - v
    contemporary addition to the Lex Salica

References:


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Vatican, Biblioteca Apostolica Vaticana, Reg. Lat. 1728

Vatican, Biblioteca Apostolica Vaticana, Reg. Lat. 1728

Weltliches Recht im Frankenreich

Repository:

Vatikan (Vatican City State)
Biblioteca Apostolica Vaticana
Reg. Lat. 1728

Siglum (by Mordek 1995): V18
Siglum (by Eckhardt 1962): K 67


History:

Origin:
16th century, France (Eckhardt 1962); 15th century (Mordek)

Provenance:
Christina, Queen of Sweden (Montfaucon no. 779) (Mordek)


Physical description:


Quires:
Number: 9 foll.
Size: 295-300 x 225 mm


Script: Bastarda

Glosses:


Contents:

  • 153r
    Origo Francorum Bonnensis
  • 153r - 157v, 159r - 161v
    various capitularies
  • 158r, 159r
    Lex Salica (Karolina emendata; titles 66, 71; 72,1)
  • 158r - 159r
    Pactus Childeberti I et Chlotharii I

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Vatican, Biblioteca Apostolica Vaticana, Reg. Lat. 1036

Vatican, Biblioteca Apostolica Vaticana, Reg. Lat. 1036

Weltliches Recht im Frankenreich

Repository:

Vatikan (Vatican City State)
Biblioteca Apostolica Vaticana
Reg. Lat. 1036

Siglum (by Mordek 1995): V17
Siglum (by Eckhardt 1962): K 66

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History:

Origin:
16th century (Eckhardt 1962); 15th century (Mordek)

Provenance:
In possession of Alexandre Petau in 1647. (Eckhardt 1962)


Physical description:

Material: Parchment
Quires:
Number: 147 foll. (protective parchment sheet in front, 3 empty sheets at the back)
Size: 290 x 195 mm


Script: Gothic minuscule (humanist script)

Glosses:


Contents:

  • 1r - 2r
    Origo Francorum Bonnensis
  • 2r - 13r, 46r - 53r
    various capitularies Stemma
  • 13r - 44r
    Lex Salica (Karolina emendata, long prologue, list of titles, short prologue Stemma and text) Stemma
  • 44r - 46r
    Pactus Childeberti I et Chlotharii I
  • 46r
    Lex Salica (Karolina emendata, title 72,1)
  • 53v - 147r
    collection of capitularies of Ansegis
  • 147v
    empty
  • nach 147
    Accursius, Glossa ordniaria in Infortiatum, fragment (integrated rest of vellum in Gothic cursive)

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Vatican, Biblioteca Apostolica Vaticana, Ottob. Lat. 3081

Vatican, Biblioteca Apostolica Vaticana, Ottob. Lat. 3081

Weltliches Recht im Frankenreich

Repository:

Vatikan (Vatican City State)
Biblioteca Apostolica Vaticana
Ottob. Lat. 3081

Siglum (by Eckhardt 1962): K 74


History:

Origin:
15th century (Eckhardt 1962, Mordek)

Provenance:
In possession of Alexandre Petau (1672) (fol. 2r: Alexander Pauli filius Petavius senator Parisiensis anno 1647), then of Philipp of Stosch (1691-1757), Ex libris auf fol. 1v.


Physical description:


Quires: not visible because of restauration
Number: 186
Size: 215 x 160


Script:

Glosses:


Contents:

  • fol. 1r
    In hoc papiro continentur alique cronice Romanorum pontificum et imperatorum ac regum francie imperfecte cum dracone normannico et epistolis quibusdam universitatis parisiensis super materia unionis sancte matre ecclesie. (15 Jh.)
  • 99r
    Origo Francorum Bonnensis (ed. Krusch, MGH SS rer. Merov. 7, 528)
  • 99v
    Capitulare legibus addendum 803, beginning only
  • 100r
    Frankish list of kings (ed. Krusch, MGH SS rer. Merov. 7, 853)
  • 100r
    Roman list of kings (ed. Krusch, MGH SS rer. Merov. 7, 854)
  • 100v
    Frankish list of kings and table of nations (ed. Goffart)
  • 101v-102v
    Lex Salica tit. 1-3. Fragment

  • 103r
    Ben. Lev. Add. 3, 1-2
  • 103v
    addendum of the list of kings (LSal)
  • 104r
    Short prologue to the LSal. Secundum legem salicam abbatie sancti dyonisii post prologum qui incipit Gens francorum etc. sequitur. Incipit prologus legis salice. Placuit atque convenit …
The inclusion of the Lex Salica in this personal historical compendium is due to the compiler's interest in succession. On top of fol. 97v he noted: Ipsi in hereditatem succedant. De terra vero salica nulla porcio hereditatis mulieri veniat sed ad virilem sexum tota terre hereditas perveniat. [Karl Ubl]

References:

  • Eckhardt 1962 p. XXV
  • McKitterick 1989 p 54
  • Mordek 1995 p. 84 [PDF-Download]
  • Renard 2014 p. 1010
  • Faulkner 2016 p. 256
  • Jeanne Bignami-Odier, Premières recherches sur le fonds Ottoboni (Studi e testi 245), Vatikan 1966, p. 20.
  • Paul Oskar Kristeller, Iter Italicum. A Finding List of Uncatalogued or Incompletely Catalogued Humanistic Manuscripts of the Renaissance in Italian and other Libraries. Volume 2: Italy. Orvieto to Volterra and Vatican City, Leiden 1967, p. 423, 601.

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    Turin, Biblioteca Nazionale Universitaria, I. IV. 27

    Turin, Biblioteca Nazionale Universitaria, I. IV. 27

    Weltliches Recht im Frankenreich

    Repository:

    Turin (Italy)
    Biblioteca Nazionale Universitaria
    I. IV. 27


    History:

    Origin:
    14th or 15th century (Hänel)


    Physical description:


    Quires:


    Script:

    Glosses:


    Contents:

    • Epitome Iuliani
    • Constitutiones ofFrederick II
    • 37 - 40
      excerpts from the Lex Romana Visigothorum

    References:


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    Paris, Bibliothèque Nationale, lat. 4631

    Paris, Bibliothèque Nationale, lat. 4631

    Weltliches Recht im Frankenreich

    Repository:

    Paris (France)
    Bibliothèque Nationale
    Lat. 4631

    Siglum (by Mordek 1995): P47
    Siglum (by Eckhardt 1962): K 36

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    History:

    Origin:
    15th century, North France (St Denis?) (Mordek); 15th century (Eckhardt 1962)

    Provenance:
    in possession of Baluze; in Paris since 1690. (Eckhardt 1962)


    Physical description:


    Quires:
    Number: 121 foll.
    Size: 281-284 x 200 mm


    Script: Cursive

    Glosses:


    Contents:

    • 1ra - 2rb
      list of Frankish kings, list of Roman emperors in Gaul, table of nations and further list of Frankish kings
    • 2rb - vb
      Lex Salica (long and short prologue) Stemma
    • 2vb - 4va, 22rb - 28rb, 29vb - 35rb, 43ra - 46rb, 88va - 95vb, 96ra, 117ra - 118va, 120ra
      various capitularies Stemma
    • 4va - 22rb
      Lex Salica (Karolina emendata, list of titles and text) Stemma
    • 28rb - 29vb
      Lex Francorum Chamavorum
    • 35rb - 43ra
      Paulinus of Aquileia, Libellus sacrosyllabus episcoporum Italiae
    • 46rb - 88va
      Ansegis' collection of capitularies
    • 96ra - vb
      Lex Salica (Recapitulatio solidorum)
    • 96vb - 97vb, 99ra - rb
      Hincmar of Reims, De villa Noviliaco
    • 99va - vb, 98ra - vb, 100ra - 100vb
      collection of capitularies and canons on levy and church property
    • 100vb - 101vb, 103ra - vb, 102ra, 111va - vb
      Benedictus Levita's collection of capitularies
    • 102ra - vb, 104ra - 105vb
      record on the imperial coronation of Charles the Bald
    • 105vb - 111va
      Einhard, Vita Karoli Magni
    • 111vb - 112rb
      Hincmar of Reims, Quaterniones
    • 112va - vb
      table of contents to the capitularies
    • 112vb - 114vb
      Isidore, excerpt from the Etymologiae
    • 114vb - 116ra, 119rb - vb
      Pactus Childeberti I et Chlotharii I
    • 116ra - 117ra, 120ra - 121ra
      Childeberti II decretio Stemma
    • 118va
      Lex Salica (Sententias de septem septinas)
    • 118va - 119rb
      Lex Salica (Recapitulatio solidorum)
    • 119vb
      Lex Salica (date without year)
    • 121ra
      Lex Salica (epilogue)
    • 121rb
      Lex Salica (list of kings)

    References:

  • Sohm 1883 p. 115
  • Tardif 1895 p. 663-665 (cum n. 3), 670 (n. 3), 673
  • Eckhardt 1962 p. XX
  • Mordek 1995 p. 489, 492, 507-516, 576, 588, 590-591, 709, 1024 [PDF-Download]
  • Schmitz 1996 p. 120-121
  • Renard 2014 p. 1010
  • Faulkner 2016 p. 26, 114, 131-133, 145, 149, 208, 256
  • Ubl 2017 p. 241
  • Karl Ubl, Recht in der Region. Die Rezeption von leges und capitula im karolingischen Alemannien, in: Jürgen Dendorfer / Heinrich Maulhardt / R. Johanna Regnath / Thomas Zotz (Hrsg.), 817 – Die urkundliche Ersterwähnung von Villingen und Schwenningen. Alemannien und das Reich in der Zeit Kaiser Ludwigs des Frommen (Veröffentlichung des Alemannischen Instituts Freiburg i. Br. 83), Ostfildern 2016, p. 207-223, hier p. 210 (n. 13).

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    Paris, Bibliothèque Nationale, Lat. 4630

    Paris, Bibliothèque Nationale, Lat. 4630

    Weltliches Recht im Frankenreich

    Repository:

    Paris (France)
    Bibliothèque Nationale
    Lat. 4630

    Siglum (by Eckhardt 1962): K 37

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    History:

    Origin:
    15th/16th century (Eckhardt 1962, Mordek), France

    Provenance:
    The manuscript comes from the possession of the scholar Jacques-Auguste de Thou (1553-1617), fol. 1r: Iac. Aug. Thuani; got from the Bibliotheca Colbertina (2084) into the royal library (Regius: 5180.2.2)


    Physical description:

    Material: Paper; Watermark: Vase with cross (fol. 1), coat of arms of the French king (fol. 9) and star of wavy lines (fol. 18).
    Quires: 2.VIII32 + (VIII+2)50. Catchwords within the first quire, then foliation of the first layer half.
    Number: 50 foll.
    Size: 278 x 205 mm


    Script: gothic book hand (textura); initials not carried out
    Binding: mordern cardboard binding

    Glosses:


    Contents:

    • 1r - 49r
      Lex Salica Karolina. Text and list of titles

    References:

  • Eckhardt 1962 p. XX
  • McKitterick 1989 p. 51
  • Mordek 1995 p. 619 [PDF-Download]
  • Faulkner 2016 p. 256
  • Ubl 2017 p. 233, 237, 241
  • Catalogus codicum manuscriptorum Bibliothecae Regiae 3,3, Paris 1744, p. 616.

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    Munich, Bayerische Staatsbibliothek, Lat. 19415

    Munich, Bayerische Staatsbibliothek, Lat. 19415

    Weltliches Recht im Frankenreich

    Repository:

    München (Germany)
    Bayerische Staatsbibliothek
    Lat. 19415

    Siglum (by Mordek 1995): M3

    Digital image available at BSB München


    History:

    Origin:
    10th century, with corrections (12th century) and glosses (15th century) (von Schwind); foll. 1-220: 1st third of the 9th century (811-836), Freising, foll. 221-286: middle of the 11th century, Tegernsee (Kottje); part I (pp. 1-120): 1st third of the 9th century, Freising (Hitto-time), part II (pp. 221-306): ca. middle of the 11th century, Tegernsee (Mordek); 9th or 10th century (Lehmann/Eckhardt 1966)

    Provenance:
    Tegernsee (Mordek)


    Physical description:

    Material: Parchment
    Quires:
    Number: 153 foll. (2 parts, paginated 1 - 306)
    Size: 193-197 x 120-125 mm (parts 1-3)


    Script: Caroline minuscule

    Glosses:


    Contents:

    • 1
      probationes pennae
    • 2 - 121
      Lex Baiuvariorum (type B, prologue, list of titles and text) Stemma
    • 81, 227 - 233
      Capitulare seu canones concilii Neuchingensis
    • 121 - 124
      Defensor of Ligugé
    • 124 - 137, 286
      various capitularies
    • 138 - 221
      Iunilius Africanus, Instituta regularia divinae legis
    • 222
      empty
    • 223 - 226
      Capitulare seu canones concilii Dingolfingensis
    • 226 - 227
      Council of Dingolfing
    • 234
      Ranshofen laws of Henry II, Duke of Bavaria (12th century)
    • 235
      empty
    • 236 - 266, 287 - 306, 267 - 286
      Lex Alamannorum (type B, list of titles and text)

    References:

  • Krusch 1924 p. 52-54
  • von Schwind 1926 p. 184
  • Lehmann / Eckhardt 1966 p. 15
  • Kottje 1986 p. 20
  • Kottje 1987 p. 365, 374
  • Schott 1988 p. 105
  • Mordek p. 314, 327, 352-357, 400-401, 679, 903, 912 [PDF-Download]
  • Bischoff 2004 p. X
  • Hoffmann 2005 p. 61
  • Faulkner 2016 p. 110, 118-119, 144
  • Ubl 2017 p. 184
  • Karl Halm / Georg von Laubmann / Wilhelm Meyer (Hrsg.), Catalogus codicum latinorum Bibliothecae Regiae Monacensis, Bd. 2,3: Codices num. 15121-21313 compl., München 1878.
  • Winold Vogt, Rechtsgeschichte, in: Bayerische Staatsbibliothek (Hrsg.), Lebendiges BücherErbe. Säkularisation, Mediatisierung und die Bayerische Staatsbibliothek (Bayerische Staatsbibliothek, Ausstellungskataloge Nr. 74), München 2003, p. 109-110.
  • Roman Deutinger (Hrsg.), Lex Baioariorum. Das Recht der Bayern (Editio Bavarica III), Regensburg 2017.

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