File Peniarth MS 383 [RESTRICTED ACCESS]. - Transcripts of chronicles, etc. (in seven parts),

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Transcripts of chronicles, etc. (in seven parts),


  • [16-17 cents]. (Creation)

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611 pp. (foliated and paginated ii pp. + ia and 4 loose ff.+ 598 pp. + 1 p. (iii) ; 306 x 210 to 314 x 210 mm. Bound in full leather.

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Itinerarium Cambriae and Topographia Cambriae [sic] by Giraldus Cambrensis.

Historia Anglorum of Henry of Huntingdon with 'Epistola missa henrico regi secundo anglorum super lamentatione David regis', 'Historia de vita et moribus et morte regis David', and 'De genealogia Henrici regis'.

'Descriptio Britannie & insularum adiacentium ex antiquis auctoribus'.

'Res gestae Rom. Imperatorum in Britannia a Jul. Caesaris usque ad finem Imp. Theodosii Junioris ... collectae ex antiquis auctoribus.'

'De Rebus in Cambria & Regibus Cambr. praecipue a Maylgwyn Gwyneth', from Camber to 1457.

Miscellaneous chronologies and historical notes.

Notes in English on David [Dafydd] Gam, David ap Ievan ap Eingan, the Fifteen Tribes of Gwynedd, and the pedigree of the family of Meredith ap Ievan ap Robert, 1661.

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

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Usual copyright laws apply.

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  • lat, eng

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Latin, English.

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The description is also available in Handlist of Manuscripts in the National Library of Wales, Part I (Aberystwyth, 1940-3), 7.

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Available on microfilm at the Library.

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Formerly Hengwrt MS 363.


Preferred citation: Peniarth MS 383 [RESTRICTED ACCESS].

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Llyfrgell Genedlaethol Cymru = The National Library of Wales

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  • Text: Peniarth MS 383 [RESTRICTED ACCESS]; $z - Access to the original manuscript by authorised permission only. Readers are directed to use surrogate copies..
  • Microform: $h - MEICRO PENIARTH MS 383.