File NLW MS 12389E. - Royal pedigrees,

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NLW MS 12389E.


Royal pedigrees,


  • [1453x1454]. (Creation)

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A vellum manuscript containing a chronicle and genealogy ('linea Genealagie') [sic] showing the descent of Welsh and English kings and princes from Adam to Brutus ('primum regem Britonum') and thence to Henry VI of England. The genealogy, written in black, red, and blue, comprises 'linea Saxonum', 'linea Saxonum Anglorum & Juthorum', 'linea principum Cambrie', 'linea monarchie britonum', 'linea regulorum Westsaxonum', 'linea regulorum Northumbrorum', 'linea regulorum australium Saxonum', 'linea regulorum orientalium Saxonum', 'linea regulorum Merciorum', 'linea regulorum orientalium Anglorum', 'linea regulorum Deirorum', 'linea regulorum Cancie', 'linea principum Wallie', 'linea principum Venedocie', 'linea principum Demecie', and 'linea ducum Normanie'. The manuscript was completed on 25 January 1453/4. The spine is lettered 'Genealogies of the Kings of England. MS. Temp Henrici VI'.

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The description is also available in the Handlist of Manuscripts in the National Library of Wales, Volume IV (Aberystwyth, 1971).

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Formerly known as Evan D. Jones 1; Phillipps 3835.


Preferred citation: NLW MS 12389E.

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Llyfrgell Genedlaethol Cymru = The National Library of Wales

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  • Text: NLW MS 12389E.