Paris, Bibliothèque Nationale, Lat. 4630

Paris, Bibliothèque Nationale, Lat. 4630

Weltliches Recht im Frankenreich


Paris (France)
Bibliothèque Nationale
Lat. 4630

Siglum (by Eckhardt 1962): K 37

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

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



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


  • 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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