File Llanstephan MS 14 [RESTRICTED ACCESS]. - Cywyddau Dafydd ap Gwilym,

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Llanstephan MS 14 [RESTRICTED ACCESS].


Cywyddau Dafydd ap Gwilym,


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Paginated i-xviii, 1-254. Half-calf, labelled 'CYWYDHAM DAFYDH AP GWILYM'.

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A manuscript mainly containing cywyddau of Dafydd ap Gwilym (pp. 1-240). Pp. i-xviii are in the autograph of Moses Williams (1685-1742) and the remainder of the text in that of his brother Samuel Williams. P. i is headed 'Welsh names of Men & Women' and p. xviii is headed 'Librorum MSS. Catalogus'. Pp. 241-250 contain a table of contents.
The one hundred and sixty three poems contained in the text have been numbered by Moses Williams's friend William Jones (1675-1749), who once owned the Shirburn collection of manuscripts.

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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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Welsh, English.

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J. Gwenogvryn Evans, Report on Manuscripts in the Welsh Language, vol. II, part II (London, 1903), p. 448.

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Available on microfilm at the Library.

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Formerly Shirburn MS C. 31.


Preferred citation: Llanstephan MS 14 [RESTRICTED ACCESS].

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Llyfrgell Genedlaethol Cymru = The National Library of Wales

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  • Microform: $h - MEICRO LLANSTEPHAN MS 14.
  • Text: Llanstephan MS 14 [RESTRICTED ACCESS]; $z - Access to the original manuscript by authorised permission only. Readers are directed to use surrogate copies..