File Peniarth MS 287 [RESTRICTED ACCESS]. - Robert Vaughan's book of pedigrees,

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Robert Vaughan's book of pedigrees,


  • [1612x1667] (Creation)

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Peniarth MS 287i: 775 pp. (foliated and paginated xxxii ff. + 705 pp. + 3 blank ff.) ; 303 x 188 mm.
Peniarth MS 287ii: 755 pp. (foliated and paginated iv ff. + 709-1445 pp. + v blank ff.) ; 301 x 189 mm.

Separated into two parts and rebound at NLW.

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A collection of pedigrees compiled by and in the hand of Robert Vaughan, with marginal notes and references.
Also included are additions in various hands and fifteen loose folios belonging to another manuscript by Robert Vaughan. Some of the text has been restored by W. W. E. Wynne.

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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), 1102-1103.

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Available on microfilm at the Library.

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Formerly Hengwrt MS 96.


Preferred citation: Peniarth MS 287 [RESTRICTED ACCESS].

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Llyfrgell Genedlaethol Cymru = The National Library of Wales

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  • Microform: $h - MEICRO PENIARTH MS 287.
  • Text: Peniarth MS 287 [RESTRICTED ACCESS]; $z - Access to the original manuscript by authorised permission only. Readers are directed to use surrogate copies..