... eller wärie sigh medh 12 manna eedh. (followed by a reference to article 3 of
the chapter). Om kona sitther på pall ... böthe kona tre march. (followed by an
addition concerning Deuteronomy 22). (fol.
, and to
each other. Two folia are cropped before fol. 106 and four unnumbered blank
leaves are entered after it. Fol. 110, originally part of the quire with fols.
107–109, is loose. Four unnumbered modern blank leaves are entered after fol.
110. One leaf cropped after fol. 121. Fols. 124–125 are a bifolium pasted on to
fol. 126. A blank unnumbered bifolium has been pasted on to fol.
. Fols. 144–146 have been pasted together in the gutter,
fol. 143 was possibly originally part of this quire. Fol. 146 is followed by an
unnumbered blank leaf.
The manuscript consists of separate sections with
later material included in the middle. Fols. 1–105 and 131–146 are written by
the same scribe and have originally belonged together. Fols. 111–121 may have
also belonged to the original manuscript. Other parts were likely added in
connection with the rebinding, which may have also led to the
being placed at the end of the manuscript.
manuscript shows signs of moisture damage. A tear in the lower part of fols. 145
and 146 has been repaired by pasting blank paper on the leaves. The covers are
one unruled column with 32–36 lines of text.
One main hand writing both the
in a book cursive of
. The scribe may also have
been responsible for fols.
. This strongly suggests the
scribe was Finnish. The hands are indeed similar, and there seems to be a
relationship between the manuscripts (they contain, for example, the same addition
on Swedish history entered in KgB 1). However, UUB, B 2 is written in a
lower-quality script than this one.
written by the same scribe but at a later date. This is difficult to confirm, but
the ink and script do undergo some changes at this point. Also the watermarks show
that a change in paper occurred at this point as well.
write on fols.
106–110, 123, 126–130 and one of
on fols. 124–125.
Monochromatic initials (2–4 lines high) with fleuronée decorations of the same
colour at the beginnings of chapters and articles. Chapter headlines in the upper
blue cardboard covers, which are worn. A piece missing from the back cover. Paper
pastedowns. Pasted paper with the modern shelf-mark on the front cover. A badly worn
pasted paper with the old shelf-mark on the spine.
The manuscript contains
by a steady and experienced hand. The work was apparently done by the same scribe
Uppsala, University Library, B 2
, which was donated to
and probably written by a Finnish scribe in Finland. That would
indicate that this manuscript also originated in
. A relationship between the
two manuscripts is also indicated by the fact that there are textual similarities
with UUB, B 2, albeit the latter contains more errors.
The manuscript was
apparently rebound at some point when some additional leaves were added. Possibly
the placing of the
also took place during the rebinding.
the manuscript was in private hands, apparently in
the verso side of the last leaf (unnumbered), in a hand of
: ‘Suen Nilson
årell har denne bok Completteradt och ifrån maculatur salverat die St. Pentecostis
1704. Af Mr. Isac Quillman utbytt.’ In
the book was sold at an auction
according to the record on the front flyleaf (following a note of saec. XVIII
concerning the law): ‘Per auct[ione] Publ[ico] in poss[essionem] Bergmanni
The manuscript was acquired for the Swedish collector
(1731–1770) and given the shelf-mark n:o 49. After his death, parts of the
collection were donated to
. From there, it presumably came to the
with other manuscripts in
. The earlier shelf-mark, ‘n:o 36’, was registered on the inner front
cover, along with the new one, ‘B 119’.
Studier i outgivna fornsvenska handskrifter
, Stockholm 1917.
, Stockholm 1687.
Bengt Hesselman (ed.),
Samlande skrifter av Olavus Petri
, vol. 4, Uppsala 1917.
C. J. Schlyter,
, Corpus iuris Sueo–Gotorum Antiqui, vol. 3, Stockholm 1834, LIII (nr. 116).
C. J. Schlyter,
Konung Christoffers Landslag
, Corpus iuris Sueo–Gotorum Antiqui, vol. 12, Lund 1869, LXII–LXIII (nr. 123).
Kong. stadgar, förordningar, bref och resolutioner ifrån åhr 1528 in til 1701
, Stockholm 1706.
SRA = Svenska riksdagsakter jämte andra handlingar som höra till statsförfattningens historia under tidehvarfvet 1521–1718, vol. 1
, utg. Emil Hildebrand och Oscar Alin, Stockholm 1887.