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New York, Columbia University, Rare Book and Manuscript Library,  Plimpton MS 304
Description: ff. 94 - In limp vellum, s. XVII, with ledger style stitching on the outside of the spine. - Acquired by "P. G. [or J] Thornsen" on 15 March "58" from "Kansellist A. Petersen"; William H. Carpenter (1853-1936); George A. Plimpton (1855-1936). - De Ricci, p. 1808.
Number of Parts: 1 - Number of Images Available: 6
Direct Link: http://ds.lib.berkeley.edu/PlimptonMS304_20
Language: Icelandic Country: Iceland Century: 17th

Part 1: ff. 1-94v
Description: - Paper - Unidentified coat of arms: on a pale 3 saltiers, supported by 2 lions; below, the name "Bonneau." - 164 x 105 mm - 15-18 long lines ruled in ink.
Country: IcelandCardinal point:
Region: City:
Assigned Date: s. XVIISearchable Date Range: 1600 - 1699
Dated by scribe: NoInscribed Date:
Document: NoNumber of Scribes: ;2
Script: Quires 1-7 written in a conservative Scandinavian hand; quires 8-14 in an early modern gothic cursive.
Other Decoration: Initials the height of 1-2 lines in the ink of the text with simple and varied decoration.
Number of Texts: 2

Text 1: ff. 1-45v; ff. 46-50 see below; ff. 50v-52v blank
Title: Younger Church Law of Iceland, also known as the Church Law of árni Thorlakson
Language(s): Icelandic
Notes: 3 articles appended: ff. 46-47, statute by the papal legate William concerning work on feast days; ff. 47-49, Pope Innocent IV's confirmation of the previous article; ff. 49v-50 rules about cases to be judged in ecclesiastical courts. 
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f. 1   Ownership stamp of William H. Carpenter.
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ff. 45v-46   [No Title for Display]
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ff. 49v-50   [No Title for Display]
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Text 2: ff. 53-94; f. 94v blank
Title: Older Church Law of Iceland
Language(s): Icelandic
Acknowledgments: The description of Plimpton MS 304 could not have been written without the generous help of Docent Per-Axel Wiktorsson.
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f. 53   Flourished initial.
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Front pastedown   Nineteenth-century ownership note.
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Binding   Ledger style stitching on spine.
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