Catalogue of the Lansdowne Manuscripts in the British Museum

Catalogue of the Lansdowne Manuscripts in the British Museum

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1819 edition. Excerpt: ...in metre, putting the youth of Waterford in mind of harm taken by the Povers, and wishing them to beware for the time to come. Of this he transcribes the first stanza only, beginning, "Yung men of Waterford lernith now to plei." fo. 94. The Povers seem to mean the paupers, the rabble. 38. A Latin hymn beginning, "Gloriose presul Thoma." fo. 94 b. 39. "Collections out of an old booke sometime belonginge to Christchurche, Dublin, and now in the library of Trinitie Colledge by Dublin: gathered in Jan. l604, by D. Molyneux Ulster" fo. 95. These are notes from an old calendar, in which the deaths of several eminent persons had been entered. 40. Inscription on the monument of William Newman, Mayor of Dublin, 1539, in the chancel of Christ Church, Dublin, fo. 97. 41. A hymn to Saint Patrick, in the Irish language, fo. 100. 42. Oratio Henrici Saville coram Regina Elizabetha publice habita, Oxonii, An. Dom. 1592, Sept. 28. Inc. "Corpus humanum, serenissima princeps." fo.101. 43. Oratio Regina? Elizabethae habita Oxonii, Sept. 28, 1592. Inc. " Merita et gratitudosic meam rationem captivarn duxcrunt." fo. 103. 44. "Johannes del Aquila ad Hibernia? Catholicos." fo. 103 b. 45. Epistola Jac. Sirmondi ad Simonem D'Ewesde minimis Piavonii Victorini, Hannibaltani, Delmatii, Constantii, &c. Kal. Oct. 1648. fo. 105. 46. A short dialogue in the Irish language and character, fo. 10/. 47. De Sancto Kenano Hibernico. Transcriptnm ex bibliotheca publica Cantabrigiae, per Guil. Morum, mense Julio 1656, ad usum Jacobi Wardi, Equ. fo. 108. 48. The book of Hergest, otherwise called the book of Margan in Glamorganshire, from the year 681 to the year 1332; translated from the Welsh, fo. Il6. 49. Extracts from...show more

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  • Paperback | 776 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 39mm | 1,361g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236645790
  • 9781236645791