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Peniarth Manuscripts Collection Traditional medicine -- Formulae, receipts, prescriptions
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English poetry, etc.,

William of Nassyngton's Speculum Vite, here called 'liber sapientiae'; a translation of the Speculum Ecclesiae of Edmund Rich, Archbishop of Canterbury ('this is ye tretyce of Seynt Edmond of Pountenay translated out of Frenche...

Husbandry and recipes,

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; misce...

Medical miscellanea,

Medical recipes; a religious text entitled 'cursus de eterna sapienta'; a herbal; charms; 'the boke of vertuse and of wateres' by Dr. Gylys; and transcripts of deeds.

Medical texts,

The manuscript is in two parts: The first part comprises medical recipes, mainly in English; and a rubric entitled 'Incipit compendium salernie que membris valent aut nocent'. The second part comprises a fragment of a medical treatise.

Music, medicine, politics, etc.

An abstract of a work on music; an incomplete criticism of a theological work; extracts from a book on logic by Crellius; medical notes and recipes; and an imperfect copy of a tract, by Ja[mes] Do[w]son, on the union of England and Scotland, dedic...

James Dowson and others.

Recipes,

A collection of culinary and medical recipes made by Meryell Williams of Ystumcolwyn, with a full index to the contents.

Meryell Williams.

Recipes,

A collection of cookery recipes with some medical prescriptions owned at one time by Catherine Nanney.

[Catherine Nanney] [?and others].

Recipes,

A miscellaneous collection of culinary and medicinal recipes partly written by Meryell Williams of Ystumcolwyn.

Meryell Williams and others.

Recipes,

A fully-indexed collection of culinary and medicinal recipes made by Madam Sidney Wynne of Melai, 1715.A number of dried ferns and leaves which had been placed in the book are now in sixteen separate envelopes.

Sidney Wynne.

The charter of Chirk, etc.,

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 an...

Richard Owen, John Ley, James I and others.