Book of Plates
Sixteenth-century Codex from Historical Archives of the Misericórdia do Porto.

Bound in carved leather, this codex owes its name to the thick metal plates in its front and back, as well as in its locks.

It was made by Nuno Barreto Fuzeiro in 1666, the year he was Provedor, it contains 560 numbered pages, where, after a prologue, expenditures, leaflets, gifts, debts, wills, among other issues are written.

Book of Plates


AHSCMP - H, B.º 6, n.º 2

Manuscript on paper

36,2 x 24,5 cm