Collection ID: 0002 | Metadata type: TEI
Ms. Codex 1096 Wedding regulations
Call numberMs. Codex 1096
(Philadelphia, University of Pennsylvania, Rare Book & Manuscript Library)
- bibid: 4248391
PublisherThe University of Pennsylvania Libraries
- between 1511 and 1526
Sumptuary regulations for betrothals and weddings (Hochzeitsordnung) issued by the city of Nuremberg, covering such details as how the announcement of the engagement (Lautmerung) should be made; how much the musicians should be paid; what guests may be invited; and what kind of food and wine may be served. The form of the regulations given in the codex includes an amendment made in April 1511 (f. 7v). An amendment concerning the permissibility of the bridegroom giving the bride a maiden-ring worth 10 gulden, which became part of the code in or before 1526, has been written in subsequently, or as an afterthought, in a similar hand (f. 4r).
- Ms. codex.
- Title supplied by cataloger.
Extent20 leaves : 225 x 170 (155 x 100-105) mm. bound to 238 x 180 mm
CollationParchment, 20; 1-2¹⁰; [1-20]; modern foliation in pencil, upper right recto.
BindingContemporary stamped calf over wooden boards, rebacked (Zacour-Hirsch); upper cover detached.
- Sold by Helmuth Domizlaff (Munich), 1954.
- Sumptuary laws--Germany--Nuremberg
- Laws (documents)
- Manuscripts, German--16th century
- Manuscripts, Renaissance
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