File Peniarth MS 288 [RESTRICTED ACCESS]. - Pedigrees,

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  • [17 cent., second ½]. (Creation)

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1244 pp. (foliated and paginated ii ff. + 1240 pp. (pp. 872-1084 are missing)) : paper ; 459 x 280 mm. Strongly bound in calf.

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The manuscript was given to W. W. E. Wynne by the Rev. Robert Owen of Waun Fach and Rhyd y Bill. W. W. E Wynne supposed that the manuscript came into the possession of the Rev. Owen through the marriage of one of his ancestors, Lewis Owen of Erwgoed, to Jane, a daughter of Gruffudd Vaughan.

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A transcript of Peniarth MS 287, probably in the hand of Gruffudd Vaughan.
There are additions and indexes in several hands.

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

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English, Welsh.

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A detailed list of the manuscript's contents may be found in J. Gwenogvryn Evans, Report on Manuscripts in the Welsh Language, vol. I (London, 1898-1905), 1103-1104.

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Available on microfilm at the Library.

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Formerly Hengwrt MS 324.


Preferred citation: Peniarth MS 288 [RESTRICTED ACCESS].

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Llyfrgell Genedlaethol Cymru = The National Library of Wales

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  • Microform: $h - MEICRO PENIARTH MS 288.
  • Text: Peniarth MS 288 [RESTRICTED ACCESS]; $z - Access to the original manuscript by authorised permission only. Readers are directed to use surrogate copies..