Carta ejecutoria, etc.
- Carta ejecutoria, etc.
- Published / Created
- 1487, 1686.
- Publication Place
- Manuscript on paper (various watermarks) and parchment, composed of two distinct sections bound together in the 18th (?) century, but with additional folios inserted. Part I (parchment): Carta ejecutoria, or letter of nobility, granted to Don Alfonso Rodriguez (Tinagero Rodriguez de la Escalera) by the authority of King Ferdinand and Queen Isabel of Castile. Issued in Salamanca, 1487. Seal missing. Part II (paper): Numerous documents (all dated 1686) concerning a law suit involving Don Diego Tinagero Rodriguez de la Escalera of Seville, a descendent of Alfonso Rodriguez.
Binding: Eighteenth century (?). Thin wooden boards covered with dark brown leather, flesh side out. Vermilion and green ribbon fastenings.
Folios 1v and 2r have crudely illuminated full-page miniatures, 17th century. Folio 1v: members of the Rodriguez family offering prayers to the Madonna and Child. Folio 2r: arms of the Tinagero Rodriguez de la Escalera family. Crude decorative border on f. 3v and REY (in gold, outlined in black) may be later additions.
Many of the documents included appear to have once been folded. Some loss of text due to trimming.
Presented to Yale University by Joseph M. Andreini in 1932.
Script: Part I (ff. 3-13): Round gothic script by a single scribe. Part II (ff. 19-74): Written in various cursive hands.
- ff. iv + 78 : paper and parchment ; 292 x 209 (218 x 150) mm.
- Extent of Digitization
- Completely digitized
- Call Number
- Beinecke MS 34
Subjects, Formats, And Genres
- Resource Type
- Archives or Manuscripts
- Subject (Geographic)
Spain--Politics and government--1479-1516
- Subject (Topic)
Illumination of books and manuscripts, Medieval
Manuscripts, Medieval--Connecticut--New Haven
Medieval and Renaissance Manuscripts in Beinecke Library
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- Carta Ejecutoria, etc. General Collection, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Yale University. and Shailor, B. Catalogue of Medieval and Renaissance Manuscripts in the Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, MS 34.
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