- [c. 1573] (Creation)
Level of description
Extent and medium
iv, 252 ff. (old foliation 1-19, 1-232).
Previously sewn in old parchment (thongs broken); subsequently re-bound at NLW.
Name of creator
Name of creator
The volume is inscribed 'R. Mountgomerie me possidet ex dono Roberti Powell Armiger' (f. 19b) and 'Richard Middleton de Castro Chircko' (f. 228b).
Immediate source of acquisition or transfer
Content and structure area
Scope and content
A manuscript written c. 1573 (see f. 1) containing Kyvrinach y Beirdd (ff. 2-14a); and Humphrey Llwyd's English version of Brut y Tywysogion (ff. 1-227). The manuscript also includes poetry of Iolo Goch (f. 1); a rental of lordships in Powys (f. 228); and a Powys genealogy (f. 228b). Folios 229-232 are fragmentary and repaired.
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
Usual copyright laws apply.
Language of material
Script of material
Language and script notes
Physical characteristics and technical requirements
J. Gwenogvryn Evans, Report on Manuscripts in the Welsh Language, vol. II, part II (London, 1903), p. 768.
Allied materials area
Existence and location of originals
Existence and location of copies
Digital version available http://hdl.handle.net/10107/5722396 (July 2021)
Available on microfilm at the Library.
Related units of description
Preferred citation: Llanstephan MS 177 [RESTRICTED ACCESS].