Single leaf fragment. The recto side is slightly damaged but the verso is in bad condition. The lateral and the upper boarders are trimmed with lost of contents, especially at the top of the page. The fragment has many wrinkles and there is a horizontal fold in the middle of the page. The contents of the verso side are readeable with difficulty because the ink is vanished in many points. On the verso are visible the traces of a library sticker, now removed.
Size: c. 190 x c. 345 mm. Text area: c. 190 x c. 285. 31 text lines, some with notation.
Type of script:
Type of notation:
Aquitanian (Portuguese variety)
Very simple decoration: only red and black plain initials. Display script in red. Text and notation in black. Aquitanian neums (Portuguese variety, earlier stage) on a red line.
Inscriptions and marks:
There are three inscriptions on the verso side. The first one (the more recent) is the number "6" written with red ink, the second inscription is "[...] de 1566 1699 [...]" and the third inscription "Barcelos" is just immediately below the second.
P. Avelino de Jesus da Costa referes to this fragment as: "Registo Paroquial - Distrito de Braga - Concelho de Barcelos - 257 – Creixomil (São Tiago) – Livro primeiro mixto – 1564-1599".
COSTA Avelino Jesus da, Pergaminhos Medievais: Inventário Ideográfico e Bibliográfico (9.vols), Braga, Seminário de Nossa Senhora da Conceição, 1944.