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Extent and medium
155 pp. (foliated vi ff. + 133 pp. + 5 ff.) ;288 x 201 to 300 x 217 mm.Rebound at NLW. The old front cover is included in the manuscript.Parts of the manuscript have been affected by damp.Parts of the manuscript have been affected by damp.
Immediate source of acquisition or transfer
Content and structure area
Scope and content
A fragment of a tract on the war between England and France; a portion of 'the tretice off housbondry that Master Grosthed [Grosseteste] mad the which was Bischope of Lyncolne ...'; a metrical story of Saint Gregory and his mother; miscellaneous cookery recipes; 'a good book off keruynge and servis vnto a prince ...'; and medical recipes.
Appraisal, destruction and scheduling
System of arrangement
Conditions of access and use area
Conditions governing access
Access to the original manuscript by authorised permission only. Readers are directed to use surrogate copies.
Conditions governing reproduction
Usual copyright laws apply.
Language of material
Script of material
Language and script notes
Physical characteristics and technical requirements
The description is also available in Handlist of Manuscripts in the National Library of Wales, Part I (Aberystwyth, 1940-3), 9.
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Allied materials area
Existence and location of originals
Existence and location of copies
Available on microfilm at the Library.
Related units of description
S. H. Thomson: The Writings of Robert Grosseteste (Cambridge, 1940), 241.
Formerly Hengwrt MS 92.
Preferred citation: Peniarth MS 394 [RESTRICTED ACCESS].