[between 1490 and 1499].
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Decoration: the document begins with a flourished initial; there is no punctuation.
In German and Latin.
Script: written in cursive gothic script (littera cursiva), similar to that of the scribe who wrote the document in MS 482.143.
The fragment was used as the front flyleaf in the binding of Beinecke Library, Zi +4486, copy 2; it was taken out of the volume before 1946, when the book was acquired by Yale.
Manuscript fragment on parchment of a legal document containing a document concerning tenure of land; an account of the election of Maximilian, Archduke of Austria and Duke of Burgundy, as Emperor of the Holy Roman Empire in 1486; and a brief description of how one is to celebrate the feast of a newly canonized saint.
ff. 1 : parchment ; 286 x 205 mm.
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