File Peniarth MS 541 [RESTRICTED ACCESS]. - Various fragments,

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Peniarth MS 541 [RESTRICTED ACCESS].

Title

Various fragments,

Date(s)

  • [13-18 cents]. (Creation)

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Extent and medium

36 ff. (foliated 12 ff. + 24 ff.) : vellum and paper ; 103 x 105 to 271 x 198 mm. Guarded and bound in buckram in 1977.

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Scope and content

Fragments of manuscripts found with MS 540B, possibly once part of Peniarth MS 326 (see D. Huws, 'A Welsh manuscript of Bede's De natura rerum', Bulletin of the Board of Celtic Studies, XXVII, p. 492). They comprise a leaf from Gerard of Cremona's Latin translation of Aristotle, De Caelo et terra, XIII cent. (f. l); a leaf of the Middle English Dives and Pauper, XV cent. (see NLWJ, xxii, p. 347) (f. 2); a fragment of a petition in Chancery of [ ] of 'Kellilyfday' [Gellilyfdy] concerning a book borrowed in 1643 by Thomas Jones of Kirchynan [Flintshire] and not returned, the petitioner no doubt being John Jones, Gellilyfdy (f. 3); a flyleaf of a book with Latin tags, an englyn and the name Richard Mores, XVII cent. (f. 4); a bon mot of Dr John Wilkins, Bishop of Chester, XVIII cent. (f. 5); a theological treatise entitled Circa generaliores regulas moralis Christianae sententiae aliquot quibus passim se opponit Schola Theologica Louanensis, XVII cent. (ff. 6-11); and an inventory of the goods of Thomas Wilkins, papermaker, of the parish of West Drayton, Middlesex, 1729, including the stock of a paper-mill (f. 12).

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Conditions governing access

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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Language and script notes

Latin, English, Middle English.

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Finding aids

The description is also available in Graham C. G. Thomas, Peniarth MSS: Additional (Aberystwyth, 1990), 8.

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Existence and location of copies

Available on microfilm at the Library.

Related units of description

See also Peniarth MS 540.

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Publication note

See D. Huws, 'A Welsh manuscript of Bede's De natura rerum', Bulletin of the Board of Celtic Studies, XXVII, p.492; and for 'Dives and Pauper' see also The National LIbrary of Wales Journal XXII, p. 347.

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Note

Preferred citation: Peniarth MS 541 [RESTRICTED ACCESS].

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vtls004445212

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Llyfrgell Genedlaethol Cymru = The National Library of Wales

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  • Text: Peniarth MS 541 [RESTRICTED ACCESS]; $z - Access to the original manuscript by authorised permission only. Readers are directed to use surrogate copies..
  • Microform: $h - MEICRO PENIARTH MS 541.