Novellarum constitutonum quæ extant

TitleNovellarum constitutonum quæ extant
Publication TypeBook
Year of Publication1541
AuthorsJustinian I, E of the E
LibraryUniversity of Edinburgh
BindingBound in calf with the design made up in separate tools in gold
Call NumberE*.16.29
NotesPresented to University of Edinburgh Library by Jacobus Landes Mercator 1681
Unidentified Stamp
Arms Per saltire four cinquefoils in fess point an annulet for difference Motto CVM DEI ESTIS I CORT Initials D F
Possibilities for Identification: 
The stamp has been attributed to David Ferguson, Minister of Dunfermline and to David Forrest, Master of the Scottish Mint and Edinburgh Antiquary. The motto is from I Corinthians Chapter 3. It is uncertain whether this is intended to be parted per saltire or whether it is intended to be a saltire between. There are some Scottish armorials of which the ground is parted per saltire, and many who bear a saltire, some between four roses. The family of Napier is one of the latter, but none have a surname that begins with an F
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