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by Howel, Welsh King. Wales; Record Commission

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2006. ISBN-13: 9781584776949; ISBN-10:1584776943. [Howel, Welsh king]. [Wales]. [Record Commission, Great Britain]. Ancient Laws and Institutes of Wales; Comprising Laws Supposed to be Enacted by Howel the Good, Modified by Subsequent Regulations Under the Native Princes Prior to the Conquest by Edward the First: And Anomalous Laws, Consisting Principally of Institutions Which by the Statute of Ruddlan Were Admitted to Continue in Force: With an English Translation of the Welsh Text. To Which are Added a Few Latin Transcripts, Containing Digests of the Welsh Laws, Principally of the Dimetian Code. With Indexes and Glossary. Printed By Command of His Late Majesty King William IV Under the Direction of the Commissioners of the Public Records of the Kingdom. Originally published: [London: Printed by George E. Eyre and Andrew Spottiswoode, Printers to the Queen's Most Excellent Majesty, 1841]. 2 volumes. xxxvi, [8], 904; [19], 1128 pp. Main text in parallel columns. Large octavo (7" x 10"). Reprinted 2006 by The Lawbook Exchange, Ltd. ISBN-13: 9781584776949; ISBN-10: 1584776943. Hardcover. New. $350. * Reprint of the octavo edition. With indexes and a glossary of Welsh and other terms. This is a scholarly critical edition of early Welsh laws based on original manuscript sources. The texts in Welsh have parallel English translations. Contents include the Vendotian Code, the Dimetian Code, the Gwentian Code, Anomalous Laws, the Leges Howeleis Boni and the Statuta de Rothelan. It remains a standard source for scholars of this period.


Originally published: 1841. "Printed by Command of His Late Majesty King William IV. Under the direction of The Commissioners on the Public Records of the Kingdom 1841." Includes bibliographical references and indexes.


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