BEQUEST BY MUÑO RAMIZ AND HIS WIFE MARIA PEREZ

MS 590/51
MS Short Title WILL & TESTAMENT OF MUÑO RAMIZ AND HIS WIFE MARIA PEREZ
Text TESTAMENT OF MUÑO RAMIZ IN WHICH HE TOGETHER WITH HIS WIFE MARIA PEREZ DONATES HIS PROPERTY OF S. PEDRO DE CANAVAL TO THE ABBOT GODERETUS AND THE MONASTERY OF S. PEDRO DE VALVERDE, MONFORTE IN GALICIA. EXECUTED IN THE REIGN OF QUEEN URRACA OF LEÓN AND GALICIA AND KING ALFONSO, MENTIONING COUNT RODRIGO OF LEMOS AND SARRIA, AND THE 5 BISHOPS OF GALICIA: DIEGO OF SANTIAGO, PEDRO OF LUGO, DIEGO OF ORENSE, ALFONSO OF TUY AND NUÑO OF MONDOÑEDO, WITH AUTOGRAPH SIGNATURE OF THE ABBOT GODERETUS
Description MS in Latin on vellum, Monforte, Galicia, 1115, 1 f., 20x60 cm, (11x59 cm), 14+1 long lines in Visigothic minuscule.
Provenance 1. Monastery of S. Pedro de Valverde, Galicia (1115-); 2. H.P. Kraus, New York (-1962); 3. Bernard Rosenthal Collection, San Francisco, I/148 ( 1962-1987); 4. Bernard Quaritch Ltd., London.
Commentary

Visigothic minuscule used in a document is only known in Spanish archives and institutions, and hardly anywhere outside Spain.

Visigothic minuscule as book script, see MSS 73 and 190.

Place of origin Galicia
Dates 1115 AD

Location