File Peniarth MS 381 [RESTRICTED ACCESS]. - Ecclesiastica historia gentis Anglorum,

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Peniarth MS 381 [RESTRICTED ACCESS].

Title

Ecclesiastica historia gentis Anglorum,

Date(s)

  • [12-13 cents]. (Creation)

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147 ff. + 1 envelope :vellum ;316 x 210 mm.Stitched on two sets of double thongs of deerskin, and originally with thongs of deerskin at the head and foot laced diagonally into the boards. The bands at the foot have been renewed. Oak boards, the upper still partially covered with deerskin; traces of a clasp. In three places the thongs have been secured with wooden wedges driven into the boards. The back is gone.The outside of the manuscript and the bottom right-hand corner has been damaged by rodents. The back of the volume is gone.The outside of the manuscript and the bottom right-hand corner has been damaged by rodents. The back of the volume is gone.

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Archival history

The signatures of two former owners of the manuscript occur on p. 1: 'Liber Joh[n]is Canon de Blagdon : vnum necessarium'; and, in a later hand, 'Clement Burdett'.

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Scope and content

A copy of Bede's Ecclesiastical History. On the last page is a copy of the Treaty of Lambeth, 1217, between Henry III and the Dauphin.

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Conditions governing access

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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Language and script notes

Latin.

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Finding aids

The description is also available in Handlist of Manuscripts in the National Library of Wales, Part I (Aberystwyth, 1940-3), 7 and in Prof. Edward Bensley, Catalogue of Peniarth Manuscripts which are Wholly or Partly in Latin (NLW), 67.

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Digital version available $$u http://hdl.handle.net/10107/4630293 (viewed September 2018)

Available on microfilm at the Library.

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Formerly Hengwrt MS 102.

Note

Preferred citation: Peniarth MS 381 [RESTRICTED ACCESS].

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vtls004443722

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Llyfrgell Genedlaethol Cymru = The National Library of Wales

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  • Text: Peniarth MS 381 [RESTRICTED ACCESS]; $q - The outside of the manuscript and the bottom right-hand corner has been damaged by rodents. The back of the volume is gone.; $z - Access to the original manuscript by authorised permission only. Readers are directed to use surrogate copies..
  • Microform: $h - MEICRO PENIARTH MS 381.