[collection of five 15th century German legal documents], [1427-1487] | Rare Book & Manuscript Library, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
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Collection of five legal documents, mostly from Nuremberg.
Title supplied by cataloger.
No. 1: Legal document of a case before Arnold von Seckendorff concerning Wilhelm von Mayental accusing Albrecht Strobel of 100 silver marks worth of damage to property in Spardorf. Dated 1427 in last line and on verso.
No. 2: Legal document of a case before Wigolus von Wolfstein concerning an assault between Heinrich Sternecker, Ott Messingslacher, Conrad Waffen and Hans Hbner. Dated 1437 in last line.
No. 3: Charter fromÂ "Johannes von gotes gnaden ... bishoue zu wurtzpurg und hertzoge zu francken" [i.e. Johannes III von Grumbach] on behalf of Karl Holtzschuer. Dated the Thursday after the feast of 11,000 Virgins [i.e. 23 October] 1455 in last line.
No. 4: Legal document drawn up by Reinprecht Haller and Niclaus Gross, city officials (Losunger) of Nuremberg. Dated 1439 in last line and 1489 (in later hand?) on verso.
No. 5: Legal document concerning the partition of property belonging to Karl Holtzschurher between brothers Jacob and Lazarus Holtzschiuher and Magdalene Holtzschuiher. Dated the Saturday after St. Thomas [i.e. 22 December?] 1487.
Script: All in chancery script; hand varies with each document.
Accompanying materials: Embossed paper seal (white, 7.7 cm. diam.) with armorial device and script around image affixed to verso of no.1. -- Two armorial wax seals (brown, 3.8 cm. and 4 cm. diam.), one complete, the other mostly extant, attached to no. 5. Complete seal has inscription "S. Sebolt ..."
Provenance: Gift of Dr. John S. Curtis, 1995.
Shelfmark: Urbana, Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Pre-1650 MS 173.
Library has (Volumes): Nos. 1-4, No.5