Ms. Codex 1086 - Einn schönn neu Liedt vonn dem abgefallnenn unnd ubell erweldenn Bischoff von Collnn, im Thonn wie mann denn armenn Judas singt
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Einn schönn neu Liedt vonn dem abgefallnenn unnd ubell erweldenn Bischoff von Collnn, im Thonn wie mann denn armenn Judas singt. [manuscript].
[Cologne?, after 1583]
1 leaf : paper ; 320 x 212 (285 x 160) mm. bound to 332 x 226 mm.
German, with Latin phrases.
Song in 9 stanzas concerning the marriage of Gebhard, Archbishop of Cologne, and his consequent deposition from his office, events that took place in 1583; intended to be sung to the tune of the popular church song "O du armer Judas." The song uses Latin phrases at the ends of lines, apparently in a humorous vein.
Sold by Leuffer, 1952.
Gebhard, Truchsess von Waldburg, Archbishop and Elector of Cologne, 1547-1601.
Catholic Church. - Archdiocese of Cologne (Germany) - History.
Cologne (Germany) - Church history.
|Form / Genre:||
Manuscripts, German - 16th century.
Title from head of manuscript (f. 1r); title also given in a handwritten label as "de Archiepiscopo Gebhardo coloniensi c83" (f. 1v).
The text of this song with a few variants also appears in Ms. Codex 1085.
Layout: Written in 28 and 20 long lines.
Script: Written in a German cursive script by a single hand.
Binding: Modern boards.
Origin: Probably written in Cologne, in or after 1583.
|Indexed / Referenced in:||
Described in Zacour, Norman P. and Hirsch, Rudolf. Catalogue of Manuscripts in the Libraries of the University of Pennsylvania to 1800 (Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1965), p. 80 (Ms. German 9).
UPenn Ms. Codex 1086
Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts University of Pennsylvania Ms. Codex 1086