Expert outreach/Wikipedian in Residence at the National Library of Wales/Hywel Dda Edit-a-thon

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Welcome to the event page for the Hywel Dda Edit-a-thon, which is being arranged by the Wikipedian in Residence at the National Library of Wales
The event will be held at The National Library of Wales, Aberystwyth on Friday the 16th of October 2015.

Hywel Dda Edit-a-thon - In a nutshell

  • Where?: National Library of Wales, Aberystwyth
  • When?: 16th October, 10am - 3pm
  • Point of contact: Wikipedian in Residence at National Library of Wales, Jason Evans -
  • Twitter: @wiki_nlw
  • Cost: Free - Including lunch and refreshments .
  • How do I sign up?: email or sign up below
  • What to bring: Laptop (or make request to borrow one)

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A Judge from a copy of the laws of Hywell Dda
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Theme[edit | edit source]

This event will focus on improving content relating to all aspects of Welsh law (the laws of Hywel Dda), it's origins, development and significance. Welsh Law had its origins in Celtic law and was codified by the Welsh King Hywel Dda (the good) in the mid-10th century and elements of these laws were enacted in Wales until the act of union (1535-1542) introduced English law to Wales. Editors will be encouraged to improve pages directly related to Hywel Dda and Welsh law as well as articles relating to the development of Medieval law in general, women's rights and medieval crime and punishment, for example. Editors can work in any language they like, and Welsh speakers will be encouraged to improve related content on the Welsh Language Wicipedia

Participants[edit | edit source]

Improved articles[edit | edit source]

New articles[edit | edit source]

Suggested Edits[edit | edit source]

The Manuscripts[edit | edit source]

See w:A list of Welsh Law manuscripts

Primary articles[edit | edit source]

Related articles[edit | edit source]

How Do I Prepare?[edit | edit source]

  • Bring your own laptop (or request to borrow one via the email address above)

If you want to learn more about wiki-editing, please try these introductions:

See also[edit | edit source]

External links[edit | edit source]