File Bodewryd MS 3F [RESTRICTED ACCESS]. - Accounts and poetry

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Accounts and poetry


  • 1662-1687 (Creation)

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101 ff. (paginated 1-4, 5a, 5b, 6a, 6b, 7-200; old pagination 1-81 (with errors), 84-97, 100-110 (106 twice), 112-116, 98-99 on pp. 77-189, 193-194) ; c. 475 x 180 mm.

Repaired and re-bound at NLW (previous vellum covers preserved at end of volume (pp. 197-200)).

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The volume belonged to Thomas Jones of Llanelidan, who has inserted family memoranda for 1682, 1687 and 1700 (p. 186); 'John Lloyd Esqr Ejus Liber 1709' (p. 171).

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A seventeenth-century merchant's account-book for miscellaneous groceries and draperies supplied to persons mainly in Denbighshire, 1662-1687 (pp. 1-76). The remainder of the volume contains copies of Welsh poems in strict and free metres, a copy of Areth Wgon, and a few recipes (pp. 77-190, 193-194). The majority of the poems are in free metres, and among a large number of authors who are represented the following have several poems to their names: Robert Klidro and Sion Prys Caerddynen. A table of contents is on pp. 173-174.

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Access to the original manuscript by authorised permission only. Readers are directed to use surrogate copies.

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Usual copyright laws apply.

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  • English
  • Welsh

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Welsh, English.

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Leaves repaired at NLW with some loss of text.

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Available on microfilm at the Library.

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Preferred citation: Bodewryd MS 3F.


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Llyfrgell Genedlaethol Cymru = The National Library of Wales

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  • Microform: MEICRO BODEWRYD MS 3.
  • Text: Bodewryd MS 3F [RESTRICTED ACCESS] - Access to the original manuscript by authorised permission only. Readers are directed to use surrogate copies.