History of the Kings (Peniarth 23C)

Brut y BrenhineddBrut y Brenhinedd (Peniarth 23C)

Language: Welsh

Collection: Peniarth Manuscripts; National Library of Wales

Material: parchment; ink

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The History of the Kings, or Brut y Brenhinedd, is a Welsh translation of Geoffrey of Monmouth’s Historia Regum Britanniae (History of the Kings of Britain). The manuscript, which was copied in the late fifteenth century, is probably the only illustrated Welsh-language medieval narrative. It is part of the Peniarth Manuscripts collection at the National Library of Wales (Peniarth Ms. (continued on English Wikipedia)
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