File NLW MS 3067B [RESTRICTED ACCESS] - Heraldry, pedigrees and poetry

Identity area

Reference code



Heraldry, pedigrees and poetry


  • [16 cent., second ½]-[mid 17 cent.] (Creation)

Level of description


Extent and medium

iii, 117 ff. (paginated 1-202 with 16 ff. of interleaves) ; c. 205 x 145 mm.

Bound in white vellum.

Context area

Name of creator

Name of creator

Archival history

Immediate source of acquisition or transfer

Content and structure area

Scope and content

A manuscript in three parts. The first part, possibly in the autograph of Thomas Jones (alias Twm Siôn Cati), comprises heraldry, with coloured illustrations of the coats of arms of the Britons and of the princes of North and South Wales, together with a number of their pedigrees (pp. 1-136). The second part comprises the pedigrees of the mothers of some of the principal families in Wales, together with a description of their coats of arms (pp. 137-178). The third part comprises poetry, a large portion of which is in the autograph of John Jones, Gellilyfdy (pp. 179-202).

Appraisal, destruction and scheduling


System of arrangement

Conditions of access and use area

Conditions governing access

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

Conditions governing reproduction

Language of material

  • Welsh

Script of material

Language and script notes


Physical characteristics and technical requirements

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. 286-291.

Finding aid

Allied materials area

Existence and location of originals

Existence and location of copies

Available on microfilm at the Library.

Related units of description

Related descriptions

Notes area


Formerly Mostyn MS 212ii.


Title based on contents.


Preferred citation: NLW MS 3067B [RESTRICTED ACCESS].

Alternative identifier(s)

Virtua system control number


GEAC system control number


Access points

Place access points

Description control area

Description identifier

Institution identifier

Llyfrgell Genedlaethol Cymru = The National Library of Wales

Rules and/or conventions used


Level of detail

Dates of creation revision deletion


  • English



Accession area

Related places

Physical storage

  • Text: NLW MS 3067B [RESTRICTED ACCESS]; $z - Access to the original manuscript by authorised permission only. Readers are directed to use surrogate copies..
  • Microform: $h - MEICRO NLW MS 3067B.