File NLW MS 2579B. - George Owen's History of Wales,

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NLW MS 2579B.


George Owen's History of Wales,


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A transcript of 'The number of the Hundreds, Castles, Parish Churches, and Fairs, ... the Names of the chief Lordships, Market Towns, Forests and great woods, Deer Parks, Havens, chief Mountains, and Hills, Notable Rivers, Monasteries, Priories, Frieries, and Nunneries in all the Shires of Wales And also the Names of the divers of the chief gentlemen ... and ... of their Wives and Dwelling places. With brief notes of the nature of the soil, quality of the people ... First collected by George Owen of Henllys in Pembrockshire Esquire Anno domini 1602'.

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The contents of NLW MSS 328-4279 are indexed in greater detail in Handlist of Manuscripts in the National Library of Wales, vol. 1 (Aberystwyth, 1943).

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Formerly known as Pennant 59.


Preferred citation: NLW MS 2579B.

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  • Text: NLW MS 2579B.