Law

Pactus legis Salicae

Latin text: ed. by K. A. Eckhardt, MGH LL nat. Germ, 4.1 (Hanover, 1962).

Manuscripts:

A3 Munich, Bayerische Staatsbibliothek, Clm 4115 [link] – written in southern Bavaria early in the ninth century.

D9 St Gall, Stiftsbibliothek, Cod. Sang. 731 [link] – unusually, we know both who wrote this manuscript and when – a scribe named Wandalgar in 793/4 (see p. 342). Scherrer thought the manuscript had Lombard features. The Europeana Regia website states ‘Lyon’. tbc.

K57 Wolfenbüttel, Herzog August Bibliothek Cod. Guelf. 50.2 Aug. 4° [link] – written in northeastern France early in the ninth century.