File NLW MS 3029B [RESTRICTED ACCESS] - Bardic grammars, etc.

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Bardic grammars, etc.


  • [17 cent.] (Creation)

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vi, 123 ff. (paginated 1-246) ; 200 x 150 mm.

Bound in white vellum, with single black lines; 'GRAMADEG GYTHYN OWEN &c 1455' (in gold on label on spine).

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'Cors-y-Gedol Library' ticket.

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Scope and content

Three Welsh Grammars; The Dream of Maxen Wledig; Elucidarium; Commotes and Cantreds of Wales; Astronomi; etc., mainly in the hand of Thomas Williams before he began to sign himself 'Thomas ap Wiliam physicwr'. Pages 112-114 and 129-130 are in the autograph of Robert Vaughan of Hengwrt, 16th May 1656, and Darogan Beli (p. 216) appears to be written by D. Jones (?o Lanvair Dyffryn Clwyd).

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

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  • Welsh

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Physical characteristics and technical requirements

Some leaves fragile; ff. 71-82 becoming loose.

Finding aids

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), pp. 23-26.

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Available on microfilm at the Library.

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Formerly Mostyn MS 110.


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Preferred citation: NLW MS 3029B [RESTRICTED ACCESS].

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Llyfrgell Genedlaethol Cymru = The National Library of Wales

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  • English



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  • Text: NLW MS 3029B [RESTRICTED ACCESS]; $q - Some leaves fragile; ff. 71-82 becoming loose; $z - Access to the original manuscript by authorised permission only. Readers are directed to use surrogate copies..
  • Microform: $h - MEICRO NLW MS 3029B.