File Peniarth MS 139ii [RESTRICTED ACCESS]. - Achau a herodraeth,

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Peniarth MS 139ii [RESTRICTED ACCESS].


Achau a herodraeth,


  • 1560-1590. (Creation)

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418 pp. (interleaved and repaired throughout) : paper. Strongly bound in calf.

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Pedigrees and heraldry mostly in the hand of William Llŷn, with entries also by Gruffudd Hiraethog (pp. 75-88, 219-32), Rhys Cain (pp. 154, 177-90, 210-2, 263-4, 284, 411-17) and Simwnt Fychan (pp. 191-2) and at least three unidentified scribes. There is also a table in the hand of Robert Vaughan, Hengwrt (p. 418).

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

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A detailed list of the manuscript's contents may be found in J. Gwenogvryn Evans, Report on Manuscripts in the Welsh Language, vol. I (London, 1898-1905), 884-891.

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Available on microfilm at the Library (NLW Film 167).

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See also Peniarth MSS 139i & iii.

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Formerly Hengwrt MS 112 (part ii).


Preferred citation: Peniarth MS 139ii [RESTRICTED ACCESS].

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Llyfrgell Genedlaethol Cymru = The National Library of Wales

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  • Microform: $h - MEICRO PENIARTH MS 139ii.
  • Microform: $h - NLW Film 167.
  • Text: Peniarth MS 139ii [RESTRICTED ACCESS]; $z - Access to the original manuscript by authorised permission only. Readers are directed to use surrogate copies..