File Peniarth MS 354 [RESTRICTED ACCESS]. - A book of precedents,

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A book of precedents,


  • [1501x1511] / (Creation)

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114 ff. (foliated iv ff. + 110 ff. (folios 1-92 also paginated 1-181 pp.)) ; 195 x 141 to 221 x 148 mm. Rebound at NLW.

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Examples of deeds, entries in court rolls, patents, and other legal instruments collected by Edward ap Rys ap David, auditor of Powis, receiver of Chirk and Chirkland, circa 1509. The documents quoted relate to the lordships of Bromfield and Yale, Chirk and Chirkland, Oswestry, and Cowres, the boroughs of Holt and Beaumaris, and Oxfordshire. There are a few Welsh recipes and verses in the margins.

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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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Latin, English, Welsh.

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

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Available on microfilm at the Library.

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Formerly Hengwrt MS 213.


Preferred citation: Peniarth MS 354 [RESTRICTED ACCESS].

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Llyfrgell Genedlaethol Cymru = The National Library of Wales

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  • Text: Peniarth MS 354 [RESTRICTED ACCESS]; $z - Access to the original manuscript by authorised permission only. Readers are directed to use surrogate copies..
  • Microform: $h - MEICRO PENIARTH MS 354.