Manuscripts

Dublin, Trinity College, MS 515

  • Latin
  • Middle English
  • Middle Welsh
  • s. xiiiex/xivin
  • English manuscripts
  • Welsh manuscripts
  • vellum
A manuscript containing what is known as the First Variant of Geoffrey of Monmouth’s Historia regum Britanniae (ff. 23r-65v).
Identifiers
Shelfmark
E 5. 12
Classification
Cat. no. 515
Provenance and related aspects
Language
Latin; Middle English; Middle Welsh
Date
s. xiiiex/xivin
late thirteenth or early fourteenth century
Hands, scribes
Additions
Welsh glosses
Codicological information
Material
vellum

Sources

Primary sources This section typically includes references to diplomatic editions, facsimiles and photographic reproductions, notably digital image archives, of at least a major portion of the manuscript. For editions of individual texts, see their separate entries.

[crit. ed.] Wright, Neil [ed.], The Historia regum Britannie of Geoffrey of Monmouth, vol. 2: The first variant version: a critical edition, Cambridge: Brewer, 1988.
Critical edition based on several complete and partial manuscript copies, including the present one (sigla D).
[ed.] Hammer, Jacob [ed.], Geoffrey of Monmouth. Historia regum Brittaniae: a variant version, Mediaeval Academy of America 57, Cambridge, Mass.: Mediaeval Academy of America, 1951.
Contains variants from this manuscript in the footnotes.
[ed.] Roberts, Brynley F., “Glosau Cymraeg Historia regum Britanniae Dulyn, Coleg y Drindod, llsgr. 515 (E.5.12)”, Studia Celtica 37 (2003): 75–80.
On the Welsh glosses.
Contributors
Dennis Groenewegen
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