Collection ID: 0002 | Metadata type: TEI

Ms. Codex 1096 Wedding regulations

Title

Wedding regulations

Call number

Ms. Codex 1096
(Philadelphia, University of Pennsylvania, Rare Book & Manuscript Library)

Alternate identifiers

Publisher

The University of Pennsylvania Libraries

Language

German

Origin

Written in Nuremberg after 1511. Dated 1509 (f. 1r, 7v), 1510 (f. 7v), and 1511 (f. 14r), with an amendment added in 1526 (f. 4r).
Date
between 1511 and 1526
Place
Nuremberg

Summary

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).

Notes

Extent

20 leaves : 225 x 170 (155 x 100-105) mm. bound to 238 x 180 mm

Collation

Parchment, 20; 1-2¹⁰; [1-20]; modern foliation in pencil, upper right recto.

Support

Parchment

Binding

Contemporary stamped calf over wooden boards, rebacked (Zacour-Hirsch); upper cover detached.

Layout

  • Written in 22-23 long lines.
  • Script

  • Written in a German semi-cursive script by a single hand, with headings in a more formal book script with flourished initials.
  • Provenance

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