File Peniarth MS 368 [RESTRICTED ACCESS]. - Music, medicine, politics, etc.

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Music, medicine, politics, etc.


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197 pp. (foliated and paginated 3 blank ff. + 191 pp. (pages 1-151 also foliated 1-76 ff.)) ; 199 x 135 to 200 x 150 mm. Rebound at NLW. One half of the old cover is included in the manuscript.

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The signature of 'Gruff. Edwards' occurs on p. 101.

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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, dedicated to James I.

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

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Usual copyright laws apply.

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English, Latin.

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The description is also available in Handlist of Manuscripts in the National Library of Wales, Part I (Aberystwyth, 1940-3), 5 and in Prof. Edward Bensley, Catalogue of Peniarth Manuscripts which are Wholly or Partly in Latin (NLW), 64.

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Available on microfilm at the Library.

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Formerly Hengwrt MS 462.


Preferred citation: Peniarth MS 368 [RESTRICTED ACCESS].

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Llyfrgell Genedlaethol Cymru = The National Library of Wales

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  • Text: Peniarth MS 368 [RESTRICTED ACCESS]; $z - Access to the original manuscript by authorised permission only. Readers are directed to use surrogate copies..
  • Microform: $h - MEICRO PENIARTH MS 368.