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'Geschlecht Buch dess Heiligen Reichs Stat Nürnberg Darinen alle alte und neue Adeliche Geschlecht daraus der Rath von 300 Jaren hero erwöhlth wordn Hierin zusamgebracht Anno 1610’, being histories, in different hands, of Nürnberg families.

Identifier: MS.3708

Scope and Contents

Each history is preceded by an engraving of a figure with the arms of the family.


  • Creation: 1610.

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215 Leaves ; Folio.

Language of Materials



viii + 207 folios.

Other Finding Aids

There is an index at the end.

Custodial History

On folio iii is an inscription, 'Ex liberalitate dilectissimae sororis Helenae Rosinae Dilherrin. Anno 1701'.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Presented, 1950, by the Royal Scottish Museum.

Physical Description

Bound in vellum, with armorial stamp.

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