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Collections by Edward Lhuyd towards his proposed topographical history and survey of Wales, late 17th-early 18th century

MS. Rawl. B. 464
Held at the Weston Library

  • Request

Containing notes in Welsh and English relating to many parishes in Denbighshire and Flintshire, with several in Merioneth and a few other counties.

Prefixed to the volume are:

  1. (fol 1) "Epistola Joannis Merick, episcopi Sodorensis, de antiquitatibus insulæ Manniæ;" transcribed by Hearne from Cotton MS. Julius, F. x.
  2. (fol. 6) Letter to B. Willis from Smart Lethieullier, on Ewenny priory, and monumental inscriptions in Norwich and elsewhere; Bond Street, 4 May 1736.


  • Creation: late 17th-early 18th century


237 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • English
  • Latin


MS. Rawl. B. 464

Related Materials

A copy of the Parochial queries, circulated by Lhuyd while engaged upon his projected work, is inserted in the copy of his Archæologia Britannica in the Bodleian library, with the reply from the rector of the parishes of Llanvihangelystrad and Trefilan in Cardiganshire.

Physical Facet

On paper, in octavo


Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
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