Archaeologia Cambrensis (Google eBook)

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W. Pickering, 1891 - Wales
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Page 9 - Nor will I call out upon the mountains, fountains, or hills, or upon the rivers, which now are subservient to the use of men, but once were an abomination and destruction to them, and to which the blind people paid divine honour.
Page 183 - HIBERNIE archiepiscopis episcopis abbatibus prioribus ducibus comitibus baronibus justiciariis vicecomitibus prepositis ministris et omnibus ballivis et fidelibus suis salutem.
Page 238 - ... Societies. It is believed that the publication of a series of Registers, supplemental and extra to their Transactions, would add to the attractiveness and usefulness of the Societies without being a serious burden to their funds. By combination and organization a considerable body of outside subscribers may probably be secured for such a series, and the cost of distribution of circulars, etc., may be materially reduced by such a plan as the issue, by the Central Committee, of an annual circular...
Page 237 - Suggestions as to Transcription. LIMITS OF DATE. It is evident that there is most reason for transcribing the oldest Registers, but those of later date are also of great value, and it is suggested that 1812, the date of the Act of 52 Geo. Ill, cap. 146, is a suitable point to which copies may be taken. CHARACTER OF WRITING.
Page 238 - Registers are preserved as well as later Transcripts ; in such cases, the two should be collated and all variations noted. PUBLICATION. With regard to the publication of Registers, the Committee have carefully considered the question of printing in abbreviated or index form and have come to the conclusion to strongly recommend that the publication should be in full, not only for the reasons given for transcription, but because the extra trouble and expense is so small and the value so very much greater....
Page 237 - There can be no doubt that a verbatim et literatim transcription is of far more value than any other form ; it is otherwise impossible to be sure that some point of interest and importance has not been overlooked ; the extra trouble of making a complete transcript is small, and the result much more satisfactory. In any case the names should be given literatim and all remarks carefully copied, with some indication, where possible, as to the date of the remark. Other records, such as Churchwardens'...
Page 237 - ... hope that these suggestions may lead to a still greater number being undertaken. As the older writings are in a different character from that used at the present time, they are not easily deciphered, and require careful examination, even from experts. It is extremely desirable therefore that they should be transcribed, not only to guard against possible loss or injury, but in order to render them more easily and generally accessible to the student. The Committee appointed by the Congress of 1889...
Page 16 - After the death of that Saint, the waters were almost as sanative as those of the Pool of Bethesda : all Infirmities incident to the human body met with relief: the votive Crutches, the Barrows, and other Proofs of Cures, to this moment remain as evidences pendent over the Well.
Page 184 - In cujus rei testimonium has litteras nostras fieri fecimus patentes. Teste me ipso apud Westmonasterium xiii die Decembris, anno regni nostri quarto.
Page 238 - A Standing Committee has been appointed by the Congress for the purpose of giving advice and distributing to the various Societies in Union such information and lists as may be of common value to all. Societies in Union are strongly urged to form their own Committees to take steps to secure the printing of the many Transcripts that already exist unpublished, and to promote further Transcription. By permission of GW Marshall, Esq., LL.D.

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