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Country of Location:
Country of Location
Switzerland
Location:
Location
Flawil
Library / Collection:
Library / Collection
Gemeinde Flawil
Shelfmark:
Shelfmark
Flawiler Offnung
Manuscript Title:
Manuscript Title
The Flawil ‘Offnung’
Caption:
Caption
Parchment · 21 ff. · 20.5 x 29.5 cm · Burgau · 1471/1472
Language:
Language
German
Manuscript Summary:
Manuscript Summary
The Flawil Offnung of 1471, sealed on 21 January 1472, is a medieval law book. It governs the relations of associates in the law courts, at the princely court, and in communal landholdings within a court district (here the lower court of Flawil) with the lord of that court, the "Vogt" (reeve). At the time this was Rudolf IX Giel of Glattburg, a ministry official of the abbot of St. Gall Abbey. This document provides an insight into the legal and economic situation towards the end of the 15th century. Originally the Flawil Offnung was part of a single volume together with those of Gebhartschwil, Uffhoven and Rudlen (Aufhofen and Rudeln) as well as Burgau. Later the Flawil Offnung (up to page 17) was removed. Due to the dissolution of the lower court, after 1798 the Flawil Offnung was transferred to the citizens’ corporation or today’s municipality of Flawil. (sce)
Standard description:
Standard description
Beschreibung von Urs Schärli, Ortsmuseum, Flawil, 2014.
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DOI (Digital Object Identifier):
DOI (Digital Object Identifier
10.5076/e-codices-gf-FlawOf (http://dx.doi.org/10.5076/e-codices-gf-FlawOf)
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http://www.e-codices.unifr.ch/en/list/one/gf/FlawOf
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Flawil, Gemeinde Flawil, Flawiler Offnung: The Flawil ‘Offnung’ (http://www.e-codices.unifr.ch/en/list/one/gf/FlawOf).
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06/23/2014
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