- [1601x1826]. (Creation)
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55 ff., many fragmentary. Repaired and rebound in half vellum. Bound in at the end is a ? previous, brown-paper cover.
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The names of William Powell, Mary Jenkin, and Davydd William 'of St. Brides' appear on various pages.
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An imperfect, ? early seventeenth century manuscript with, bound in at the end, a ? previous, brown-paper cover inscribed in a later hand 'Llyfr Achau Llangannau 1740'. The contents consist largely of miscellaneous genealogical data much of which relates to Glamorgan and South Wales. Ff. 51-2 contain a transcript, in a later seventeenth century hand, of a Welsh strict-metre poem not attributed to any poet. There are some marginal annotations possibly in the hand of Edward Williams ('Iolo Morganwg').
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The description is also available in the Handlist of Manuscripts in the National Library of Wales, Volume IV (Aberystwyth, 1971).
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Formerly known as Llanover B. 13.
Preferred citation: NLW MS 13073B.