- [?1959] (Creation)
Level of description
Extent and medium
At the time of the compilation of the calendar (NLW, J. Gwenogvryn Evans MS 70a), the original manuscript belonged to Mr J. E. Cornish, 16 St Ann's Square, Manchester. Later eighteenth century additions to the manuscript include the names of Dafudd Rolant, Anne Williams, Meredith Wiliam Griffith (1774), Evan William(s) (1762), Jane William of Tyddun Mawr, Risiart Evan, etc.
Immediate source of acquisition or transfer
John Rylands Library; Manchester; Purchase; 1959.
Content and structure area
Scope and content
A negative photostat facsimile of Welsh MS. 2 in the John Rylands Library, Manchester, being an incomplete early eighteenth century collection of poetry, largely in the form of 'cywyddau', by Sion Philip, Rhisiart Philip, Edmund Price [sic], William Cynwal, Evan Bry[dy]dd hir, Lewis Môn, Sion Cent, Tudyr Aled, David ap Gwillim [sic], David Nanmor [sic] and others. On p. 76 is a text of 'Brenin dlysau ynys Brydai[n]'. Later eighteenth century additions include a certificate of a declaration of an oath by Edd. Vaughan of Lanymowddy, Merioneth, 2 November, 1750, that a red heifer sold at Dinnas Mowddy and the herd from which it is taken are free from the infection now raging among horned cattle in the Kingdom.
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Conditions governing access
Readers consulting modern papers in the National Library of Wales are required to abide by the conditions noted on the 'Modern papers - data protection' form issued with their Readers' Tickets.
Conditions governing reproduction
Usual copyright laws apply.
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Language and script notes
Physical characteristics and technical requirements
The description is also available in Handlist of Manuscripts in the National Library of Wales, Volume III (Aberystwyth, 1961).
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Existence and location of originals
Existence and location of copies
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Title based on contents.
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Name access points
- John Rylands University Library of Manchester. Manuscript. Welsh MS 2. (Subject)
- Phylip, Rhisiart, d. 1641. (Subject)
- Prys, Edmund, 1544-1623. (Subject)
- Cynwal, Wiliam, -1587 or 1588 (Subject)
- Dafydd ap Gwilym, active 14th century (Subject)
- Dafydd Nanmor, active 1450-1490 (Subject)
- Vaughan, Edward, Llanymawddwy. (Subject)
- Lewys Môn, approximately 1465-1527 (Subject)
- Phylip, Siôn, approximately 1543-1620 (Subject)
- Tudur Aled, approximately 1465-approximately 1525 (Subject)
- Siôn Cent, approximately 1367-approximately 1430 (Subject)
- Ieuan Brydydd Hir, active 1440-1470 (Subject)
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Rules and/or conventions used
Description follows NLW guidelines based on ISAD(G) 2nd ed.; AACR2; and LCSH
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Dates of creation revision deletion
Description compiled by Bethan Ifans for the retrospective conversion project of NLW MSS.