File Peniarth MS 558 [RESTRICTED ACCESS]. - Catalogue of Hengwrt manuscripts,

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Catalogue of Hengwrt manuscripts,


  • [c. 1869] / W. W. E. Wynne and Robert Williams. (Creation)

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76 ff. (old pagination 1-102, 1-31) ; 214 x 167 mm. Unbound.

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A printer's copy in the hand of W. W. E. Wynne of part of his 'Catalogue of the Hengwrt MSS. at Peniarth', which was published in Archaeologia Cambrensis 3rd series, vol. XV (1869), pp. 209-25, 352-78; 4th series, vol. I, pp. 73-100 (see Peniarth MSS 554-555); together with a letter, dated 21 July 1869, from W. W. E. Wynne to the editor of the Archaeologia Cambrensis (f. 73), and three letters, dated 7 May - 15 August 1869, from Robert Williams, Rhydycroesau, Oswestry to W. W. E. Wynne concerning the proof-reading of the text (ff. 74-6).

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Access to the original manuscript by authorised permission only. Readers are directed to use surrogate copies.

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Usual copyright laws apply.

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The description is also available in Graham C. G. Thomas, Peniarth MSS: Additional (Aberystwyth, 1990), 13.

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Available on microfilm at the Library.

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See also NLW MSS 554-555.

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Preferred citation: Peniarth MS 558 [RESTRICTED ACCESS].

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Llyfrgell Genedlaethol Cymru = The National Library of Wales

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  • Text: Peniarth MS 558 [RESTRICTED ACCESS]; $z - Access to the original manuscript by authorised permission only. Readers are directed to use surrogate copies..
  • Microform: $h - MEICRO PENIARTH MS 558.