File Peniarth MS 495 [RESTRICTED ACCESS]. - Civil war and Commonwealth letters,

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Civil war and Commonwealth letters,


  • [mid 19 cent.] / (Creation)

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161 ff. (old pagination 1-9) (blank from f. 47 verso) ; 180 x 113 mm. Full vellum over boards.

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A notebook containing transcripts by W. W. E. Wynne of correspondence, 1642- 1655, mainly to and from Sir John Owen, taken from originals at Porkington. The correspondents include Charles I, Princes Rupert and Maurice, Gilbert Byron, John Byron, Robert Corbett, H. Mackworth, Thomas Mytton, William Neale, Richard Vaughan and John Williams, archbishop of York. Also included are notes by W. W. E. Wynne on Llanegryn and Llangelynnin churches, Merionethshire (ff. 8 verso-12). 'Historical Letters, &c: Peniarth MS 18 [corrected to] No. 75' on spine; '495' on label pasted on spine.

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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 Graham C. G. Thomas, Peniarth MSS: Additional (Aberystwyth, 1990), 7.

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Digital version available (January 2021)

Available on microfilm at the Library.

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Preferred citation: Peniarth MS 495 [RESTRICTED ACCESS].

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Llyfrgell Genedlaethol Cymru = The National Library of Wales

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  • Text: Peniarth MS 495 [RESTRICTED ACCESS]; $z - Access to the original manuscript by authorised permission only. Readers are directed to use surrogate copies..
  • Microform: $h - MEICRO PENIARTH MS 495.