File Peniarth MS 403 [RESTRICTED ACCESS]. - The charter of Chirk, etc.,

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Peniarth MS 403 [RESTRICTED ACCESS].

Title

The charter of Chirk, etc.,

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  • [16-17 cents] / (Creation)

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282 pp. (foliated and paginated v ff. + 266 pp. + 3 blank ff.) ;295 x 203 to 309 x 210 mm.Rebound at NLW.The first eight pages are fragmentary.The first eight pages are fragmentary.

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An incomplete Welsh translation by Richard Owen [? 1552] of Joannes Ludovicus Vives: De institutione faeminae Christiana; 'proffwydoliaeth sibli ddoeth'; a Welsh vocabulary - 'henwau arglwydd', etc.; pedigrees - mythological and biblical, Welsh princes, 'Bonedd y Saint', etc.; accounts for corn and straw, 1589; an incomplete copy of the Welsh version of the Earl of Arundel's charter to the inhabitants of Chirk and Chirkland, 1334; a fragment of a transcript of Brut y Brenhinedd; a letter by John Ley; directions concerning preachers by James I; the assize of arms and tables of precedence; medical recipes; and a fragment of an English play (published in Malone Soc. Collections, vol IX (1977) pp. 24-9) in which the sexton of St Denys Church is a character.
The first eight pages are fragmentary.

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

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Welsh, 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), 10.

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Available on microfilm at the Library.

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Formerly Hengwrt MS 326.

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Preferred citation: Peniarth MS 403 [RESTRICTED ACCESS].

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vtls004443815

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Llyfrgell Genedlaethol Cymru = The National Library of Wales

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