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OF MONAST-C FOUNDAT-ONS -N
Benedictine Priory William -.
Benedictine Cell Before 1110
Cistersian Abbey Richard -.
Alien Priory Henry -.
Cistersian Abbey 12'6
Sir E. Carn Newport
Earl of Worcester Ditto
R, Williams L^k Ditto
THE PRINCIPAL WORKS
That have been Published in Illustration of Iht
i; T AMEKTABLE New sfrom Monmouthshire in Wales, -.J containing th - wonderful and most fearful accidents of overflowing of ilie waters in the said county, drowning infinite numbers of cattle of all kinds, as sheep, oxen, kiue, and horses, with others, together with the loss of many men, women, and children., and subversion of 26 parishes, in January last, 1008."
"Observations on the river Wye," by the Rev. W. Gilpin, Boldre, JSew Forest, Hants.
"Letters on South Wales," by Mr. Evans.
John Taylor, the water poet, published, in the 74th year of his age, " A short relation of a Ion;; journty made* round or oially encompassing the principaiite of Wales, from London, through ana by the counties of Middlesex, JJerks, Oxonia, Warwwk, Stiiiiord, Chester, Flint, Denbigh, Anglesey, Carnarvon, Merioneth, Cardigan, Pembroke, Ciermarden, Glamorgan, and Monmouth. Performed by the tiding, running, and crawling of John Taylor, dwelling at the sign of the Poet's Head in Phoemx Alley, near the middle of Long Aker, or Covent Garden. 8vo.
"An Historical Tour through Monmouthshire." By the Rev. William Coxe, M. A. 4to. 2 vols, with views engraved from original designs of Sir Richard Colt lloare, Bart, 1801.
"Agricultural Survey of the County of Monmouth," By J. Fox, 8vo.
"A Tour through Monmouthshire and South Wales." By Charles Penruddock Wyndham, Esq. 8vo. 1777.
Thomas Dinely, Esq. in a quarto, M>S. neatly bound in morocco, with the. Beaufort Arms on each side, which is preserved at the library of Badinenton, has given some curious drawings, among which are Caeileon Church, Troy House, near Monmouth, and Monmouth Church. The title of this rare and curious MSS. is as follows: "iSotitia Caiubro-Britannica. Voyage of North and South Wales; being various curious remarks touching their.ancient kings of the North and South, princes of the British and the English line, lords presidents, militia, speeches, entertainments, seals of corporation,
142 tIST OF TOPOGRAPHICAL WORKS. »iews of churches, funeral monuments, epitaphs, inscriptions, matblcs, Roman aras, fragments of antiquity, castles, seats of gentlemen, coat armours of divers British and other families, customs, pedigrees, sayings, manners, maps, prospects, landmarks, havens, market-towns, fairs, wakes, commodities of the respective counties of Wales, with sundry other observations, in attending his Grace the Duke of Beaufort, in his progress and general visitation of his commands there, A. D. 1684. Intermixt with some historical observations, annotations, and brief notes, from approved authorities, MS. aud other records, antient charters, &c. by T. D. gent. "Spe la bor levis." This progress began Monday, July 14, 1684, and ended Thursday, August 21,1684.
"History of Monmouthshire." By David Williams, 4to. , "A Visitation of Monmouthshire," 1683.
"Observations on the Julia Strata, and on the Roman stations, torts, and camps in the county of Monmouth, Brecknock, Caeimarthen, and Glamorgan." By the Rev. William Harris, prebendary of Llandaff, and curate of Cairew. Printed iu the Archaeologia, vol. ii. p. 1—24.
As the frontispi ece to Captain Barber Tour in South Wales, is a fine view of the interior of Tintern Abbey.
An account of the town of Aberystwith was published by Edward Jones, a Methodist preacher
An elegant and improved map of Monmouthshire has recently been published by Smith of the Strand.
The botanical researches in this county have been littU productive as to rare plants, few of which ctre to be found in Monmouthshire.
TABLE OF CONTENTS
TO THE DESCRIPTION OF MONMOUTHSHIRE.