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Aneurin Owen
1841 2vol Ancient Laws and Insititutes of Wales Index and Glossary
London: Printed by command of His Late Majesty King William IV, 1841. Click here to see our other books! Ancient Laws and Institutes of Wales; Comprising Laws Supposed to be Enacted by Howel the Good, Modified by Eubsequent 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. Aneurin Owen 1841 Printed by command of His Late Majesty King William IV : London 11.5" by 6.5" (xxxvi) 904pp.; [18] (xvi) 1128pp. SUMMARY An extensive collection of Welsh Laws, based on the laws of Hywel Dda. Rebound Overall Condition: Near Fine This book weighs 6 KG when packed UK Postage: £ FREE POSTAGE US Postage: £ 47.99 EU Postage: £ 28.99 European Postage: £ 49.99 Asia Postage: £ 79.99 Worldwide Postage: £ 159.99 DESCRIPTION Aneurin Owen (1792-1851) was a Welsh historical scholar. When the government decided in 1822 to publish an edition of the old British historians, the Welsh portion of the work was entrusted to John Humffreys Parry. On Parry's death in 1825 his duties came to Owen, who became the adviser of the Record Office on Welsh matters. His work falls mainly under two heads -- the publication of the ancient Welsh laws, and the accumulation of material for an edition of the Chronicle of the Princes. These tasks were carried on concurrently during the period 1830-40; and in 1841 … [Click Below for Full Description]
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