(Information on the organization of the charters) ---anne
breff --- vpa skal tin val--- kunna igenfinna och huad vti huar klasa är. Vti then
forsta klasan finner man all funderingz oc forswarelsebreff ... är inne medh
Modern foliation in pencil in the lower margin. The current sequence and
foliation are possibly incorrect. None of the quires is currently bound, but
consist instead in gatherings of loose bifolia or singletons. On
and charters postdating that
are found on fol. 22. Moving that later quire (fols. 19–22) to a position after
the first quire would make sense, since it contains charters shelf-marked with the
letter ‘C’; it would follow on naturally from the charters shelf-marked ‘A’, which
appear in the first quire.
All leaves have been torn in the upper margin and subsequently
conserved with Japanese paper. Some loss of text occurs on almost every leaf.
There is some staining and fraying along the edges.
Six unbound gatherings and a few loose singletons in modern brown paper covers.
These are kept within cardboard covers.
The manuscript contains a registry of the charters confiscated in
Birgittine monastery of Naantali
. The registry at least partly follows the
organization of the actual archive. It was written by experienced scribes, probably
in connection with the confiscation or else soon after it. It is possible that the
writing was done in
) once the charters had been received
It is kept in the
934’ recorded on the covers (both the paper and cardboard ones)).
the manuscript was moved from the
A. I. Arwidsson,
Handlingar till upplysning af Finlands häfder, vol. 7
, Stockholm 1853, 1–42.
Ville Walta, ‘Writing Charters and Building Archives in Medieval Sweden. The Example of the Birgittine Monastery of Naantali’,
Archiv für Diplomatik, Schriftgeschichte, Siegel- und Wappenkunde 58
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