|Country of Location:||
Country of LocationSwitzerland
|Library / Collection:||
Library / CollectionFondation Martin Bodmer
ShelfmarkCod. Bodmer 54
Manuscript TitleCollection of alliances made by the (Swiss) confederates, as well as burgage (“Burgrecht”) alliances and contracts with the city of Bern
CaptionPaper · 349 ff. · 30.8 X 20.1 cm · Bern (?) · around 1616 (with additions until the late 17th century)
LanguageGerman, French, Latin
Manuscript SummaryThe first part (4r-121r) of this paper manuscript contains a series of alliances made by the (Swiss) confederates, and the second part (130r-290r) contains the burgage (“Burgrecht”) alliances and contracts of the city of Bern. In the last part (300v-336r), the texts of alliances made in the 16th and 17th century by the confederates or by the individual cantons with Venice, Savoy and France were added at a later time and by a different scribe. Based on the kind of paper as well as on the script, this manuscript seems to have been produced around 1616 in Bern or in a territory under Bernese rule. The inside front cover holds the bookplate Baggrave Library, perhaps the library of the country house Baggrave Hall (Leicestershire), seat of the Burnaby family, including John Burnaby (1701-74), the English ambassador in Bern (1743-49). In 1970, the manuscript was purchased by Martin Bodmer.
Standard descriptionWetzel René, Deutsche Handschriften des Mittelalters in der Bodmeriana, Cologny-Genève 1994, S. 38-46.
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|DOI (Digital Object Identifier):||
DOI (Digital Object Identifier10.5076/e-codices-fmb-cb-0054 (http://dx.doi.org/10.5076/e-codices-fmb-cb-0054)
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IIIF Manifest URLhttps://www.e-codices.ch/metadata/iiif/fmb-cb-0054/manifest.json
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How to quoteCologny, Fondation Martin Bodmer, Cod. Bodmer 54: Collection of alliances made by the (Swiss) confederates, as well as burgage (“Burgrecht”) alliances and contracts with the city of Bern (https://www.e-codices.ch/en/list/one/fmb/cb-0054).
Binding17th century, 18th century
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