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Uniform Title Gwentian code.
Title Llawysgrif pomffred : an edition and study of Peniarth MS 259B / by Sara Elin Roberts
Published Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2011


Description 1 online resource (x, 378 pages) : illustrations
Series Medieval law and its practice, 1873-8176 ; v. 10
Medieval law and its practice ; v. 10.
Contents Introduction. Medieval Welsh law -- The Cyfnerth redaction -- Note on the origin of the work -- The manuscript -- Significance of the manuscript -- The tail of Z -- Conclusions -- This edition -- Conspectus -- Text and translation -- Notes
Summary Llawysgrif Pomffred presents for the first time an edition of an overlooked Welsh law manuscript, Peniarth 259B. This is an important and groundbreaking edition which will contribute to our understanding of the relationship and development of the Welsh law texts. The manuscript contains a law text of the Cyfnerth redaction, seen to be the earliest of the Welsh law redactions, and it also has a lengthy tail of additional material which is largely practical in nature, and seems to reflect the legal situation in the March of Wales, with English and Welsh legal customs being mixed. The manuscript
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and indexes
Notes Includes Welsh text of the manuscript with parallel English translation, and acknowledgements in Welsh
Print version record
Subject Hywel, King of Wales, -950
Hywel, King of Wales, -950
Law -- Wales -- History -- To 1500 -- Sources
Manuscripts, Medieval -- Wales
LAW -- Administrative Law & Regulatory Practice.
Manuscripts, Medieval
Genre/Form History
Form Electronic book
Author Roberts, Sara Elin
National Library of Wales. Manuscript. Peniarth 259b.
ISBN 9789004191389