Privilege of the Bishop of Strasbourg, Strasbourg (1511)

Source: Universitätsbibliothek Freiburg O 9893

Privilege of the Bishop of Strasbourg, Strasbourg (1511), Primary Sources on Copyright (1450-1900), eds L. Bently & M. Kretschmer,

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Privilege granted by Wilhelm of Hornstein, Bishop of Strasbourg for a Breviary for the Strasbourg Diocese

Full title original language:
Breviarium argentineum. || Pars estiualis.||Impendimenta horarium rite dicendar. || Syncopa/ discursus/ vaga mentes/ & mixta loquala:|| Sunt que canonicas obstant dicentibus horas ||(ab egregio doctore Jacobo Han in spiritualibus «dum vixit» vicario pro maiori parte castigat:||)

This document is associated with the core document: d_1479. The privilege for the printer of the Strasbourg breviary of 1511 is an example of a sixteenth-century episcopal printing privilege, granted at a time when privileges from lay sovereigns would also have been available. It gives a three-year exclusive license to print the breviary within the territory of the diocese.

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1479: Privilege of the Prince-Bishop of Würzburg

Author: Wilhelm von Hornstein

Publisher: Johann Prüß the Younger

Year: 1511

Location: Strasbourg

Language: Latin

Source: Universitätsbibliothek Freiburg O 9893

Persons referred to:
Han, Jakob
Prüß, Johann, the Elder
Wilhelm III of Hohnstein

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privileges, printing
religious works

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