File Llanstephan MS 34 [RESTRICTED ACCESS]. - Lives of saints,

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Llanstephan MS 34 [RESTRICTED ACCESS].


Lives of saints,


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404 pp. Half bound.

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The manuscript was formerly in the possession of Moses Williams (see p. 404) and 'Wm: Jones' (see p. 1).

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A manuscript containing for the most part the lives of saints.
Pp. 1-389 were written by Roger Morys of Coed y Talwrn, Llanfair Dyffryn Clwyd (see p. 93) towards the close of the sixteenth century, while pp. 390-403 were written by Thomas Evans (Thomas ab Ifan), Hendreforfydd (see pp. 93, 389, 390-403 (pp. 390-403 dated 5 March 1628)). P. 404 contains an index in the hand of Moses Williams.

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

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J. Gwenogvryn Evans, Report on Manuscripts in the Welsh Language, vol. II, part II (London, 1903), pp. 474-477.

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Digital version available (November 2023)

Available on microfilm at the Library.

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For other manuscripts in the hand of Roger Morys see Llanstephan MS 9, Peniarth MSS 168 and 169, and Mostyn MSS 113 and 135.

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Formerly Shirburn MS C. 14.


Preferred citation: Llanstephan MS 34 [RESTRICTED ACCESS].

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Llyfrgell Genedlaethol Cymru = The National Library of Wales

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  • Microform: $h - MEICRO LLANSTEPHAN MS 34.
  • Text: Llanstephan MS 34 [RESTRICTED ACCESS]; $z - Access to the original manuscript by authorised permission only. Readers are directed to use surrogate copies..