File NLW MS 733B [RESTRICTED ACCESS]. - Piers Plowman,

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Piers Plowman,


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iii, 92 ff. (paginated 1-184).

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A version of Piers Plowman which appears to be a composite text connected with the groups called 'A' and 'C'.

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

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Middle English.

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Digital version available (June 2016).

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Available on microfilm at the Library.

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R. W. Chambers, 'A Piers Plowman manuscript', National Library of Wales Journal, 2 (1941-42), 42-43.

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Piers Plowman: The A version: Diplomatic texts of the twenty manuscripts, ed. by Tomonori Matsushita (Tokyo, 2008)

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Formerly Plas Power MS 18.


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Preferred citation: NLW MS 733B [RESTRICTED ACCESS].

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Llyfrgell Genedlaethol Cymru = The National Library of Wales

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  • $h - NLW MS 733B.
  • Text: NLW MS 733B [RESTRICTED ACCESS]; $z - Access to the original manuscript by authorised permission only. Readers are directed to use surrogate copies..
  • Microform: $h - MEICRO NLW MS 733B.