File NLW MS 13243B. - Mabinogion,

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NLW MS 13243B.




  • [1801x1815] / (Creation)

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232 pp. Bound in half leather with marbled paper sides.

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A manuscript volume bearing the words 'MABINOGI PWYLL' in gold lettering on the spine. The volume, which is written throughout by William Owen [-Pughe], contains transcripts, probably from 'Llyfr Coch Hergest', and English translations of 'Pwyll Pendefig Dyfed' (pp. 11-79), 'Branwen ferch Llyr'(pp. 80-1153), and 'Manawydan fab Llyr' (pp. 154-217), with the beginning only of 'Math fab Mathonwy' (pp. 218-23). Among miscellaneous entries at the end of the volume are: p. 224, a list of the descendants of Morien Glas; p. 226, couplets from the works of Guto y Glyn, Mathew Brwmfild, and Rhys Penarth; pp. 227-8, a synopsis of the tale of 'Branwen ferch Llyr'; p. 232, 'Names among the Lakes of Cumberland Westmoreland and Lancashire - Wordsworth's Scenery'; and inside the back cover the note: 'Cyrhaeddwn dy y P. W. Coxe, Bemerton, D. Llun, July 26, 11802, gan gerdded D. Sul o Southampton i Gaer Sallawg i gysgu'.

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Welsh, English.

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The description is also available in the Handlist of Manuscripts in the National Library of Wales, Volume IV (Aberystwyth, 1971).

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Formerly known as Mysevin 23.


Preferred citation: NLW MS 13243B.

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Llyfrgell Genedlaethol Cymru = The National Library of Wales

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