File Peniarth MS 385 [RESTRICTED ACCESS]. - Vita Sancti Cadoci,

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Vita Sancti Cadoci,


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64 ff. (foliated iv ff. + 60 ff. (folios 1-48 also paginated 1-95 pp.)) :vellum ;251 x 151 to 249 x 168 mm.Rebound at NLW. The old front cover is included in the manuscript.First folio missing.First folio missing.

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[A transcript of] the life of St Cadog by Lifris.
It contains the following note: 'Henricus nominus scripsit'. There are two loose leaves from another Latin manuscript at the beginning of the volume.

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

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The description is also available in Handlist of Manuscripts in the National Library of Wales, Part I (Aberystwyth, 1940-3), 8 and in Prof. Edward Bensley, Catalogue of Peniarth Manuscripts which are Wholly or Partly in Latin (NLW), 71.

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Available on microfilm at the Library.

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Formerly Hengwrt MS 227.


Preferred citation: Peniarth MS 385 [RESTRICTED ACCESS].

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Llyfrgell Genedlaethol Cymru = The National Library of Wales

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  • Text: Peniarth MS 385 [RESTRICTED ACCESS]; $q - First folio missing.; $z - Access to the original manuscript by authorised permission only. Readers are directed to use surrogate copies..
  • Microform: $h - MEICRO PENIARTH MS 385.