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'The Description of Wales:' and 'The present state of the court of your Majestys Councill...', Written in about A.D. 1700

MS. Gough Wales 5
Held at the Weston Library

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  1. Fol. 1. 'The Description of Wales:' beg. 'Wales, so called by the Saxons.'
  2. Fol. 28. 'The present state of the court of your Majestys Councill established in the principalitie and marches of Wales', in two hands


  • Creation: Written in about A.D. 1700


50 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • English


MS. Gough Wales 5

Other Finding Aids

Falconer Madan, et al., A summary catalogue of western manuscripts in the Bodleian Library at Oxford which have not hitherto been catalogued in the Quarto series (7 vols. in 8 [vol. II in 2 parts], Oxford, 1895-1953; reprinted, with corrections in vols. I and VII, Munich, 1980), vol. II, no. 18298

Custodial History

Owned by 'W. Boothe' in 1713, in which year he entered some notes of books which he lent.

Physical Facet

On paper


8 1/2 × 6 3/4 in.

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
Broad Street
Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom