File NLW MS 3024C [RESTRICTED ACCESS] - Giraldi Cambrensis Cambriae

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Giraldi Cambrensis Cambriae


  • [late XIV cent.] (Creation)

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i, 1-98 ff. : Parchment ; 225 x 150 mm.

Bound in white vellum; marbled page edges.

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Contains autographs of Dafydd Nanmor, William Salesbury, Sir John Price and William Cecil, 1st baron Burleigh; presented by Richard Davies, bishop of St Davids, to William Cecil, 1st baron Burleigh, in 1564 (see ff 1. et seq., and Robin Flower, 'William Salesbury, Richard Davies, and Archbishop Parker', NLWJ, II (1941-42), 7-14 (pp. 7-8)); lent by Cecil to David Powel, Ruabon, for the first printed edition, 1585; Gloddaeth bookplate.

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The 'Itinerarium Kambriae' and 'Descriptio Kambriae' of Giraldus Cambrensis, written on vellum, with initial capitals, etc., in red and green.

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

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  • Latin

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The description is also available in Handlist of Manuscripts in the National Library of Wales, I (Aberystwyth, 1940), p. 261.

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Available on microfilm at the Library.

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See also NLW MS 3074D.

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Formerly Mostyn MS 83.


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Preferred citation: NLW MS 3024C [RESTRICTED ACCESS].

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Llyfrgell Genedlaethol Cymru = The National Library of Wales

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  • English



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  • Text: NLW MS 3024C [RESTRICTED ACCESS]; $z - Access to the original manuscript by authorised permission only. Readers are directed to use surrogate copies..
  • Microform: $h - MEICRO NLW MS 3024C.