Aberystwyth, National Library of Wales, MS 5266

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Brut Dingestow
  • s. xiii
  • Welsh manuscripts
Brut Dingestow
also referred to as the Dingestow Court manuscript
Manuscript containing one of the earliest copies of the Brut y brenhinedd, the Welsh adaptation of Geoffrey of Monmouth’s Historia regum Brittanniae.
Provenance and related aspects
s. xiii
13th century
Hands, scribes

The list below has been collated from the table of contents, if available on this page,Progress in this area is being made piecemeal. Full and partial tables of contents are available for a small number of manuscripts. and incoming annotations for individual texts (again, if available).Whenever catalogue entries about texts are annotated with information about particular manuscript witnesses, these manuscripts can be queried for the texts that are linked to them.


Secondary sources (select)

Russell, Paul, “What did medieval Welsh scribes do? The scribe of the Dingestow Court manuscript”, Cambrian Medieval Celtic Studies 37 (Summer, 1999): 79–96.
Roberts, Brynley F., “Geoffrey of Monmouth's Historia regum Britanniae and Brut y Brenhinedd”, in: Bromwich, Rachel, A. O. H. Jarman, and Brynley F. Roberts (eds.), The Arthur of the Welsh. The Arthurian legend in medieval Welsh literature, Arthurian Literature in the Middle Ages 1, Cardiff: University of Wales Press, 1991. 97–116.
Dennis Groenewegen
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