- ?c. 1630. (Creation)
Level of description
Extent and medium
580 pp. Half bound.
P. 305 is inscribed 'Isaac Jones his book'.
Immediate source of acquisition or transfer
Content and structure area
Scope and content
A manuscript containing poetry by Hywel Swrdwal, Siôn Cent, Iolo Goch, Dafydd ap Gwilym and others, including cywyddau by Dafydd ap Gwilym which are numbered in the text 1-244.
The manuscript is written in the same hand as that in Peniarth MSS 48 and 134 and Llywarch Reynolds MS. The leaves are in good condition. On pp. 565-580 is an index to the authors of the poems compiled by Richard Morris for William Jones, London, 1747.
Appraisal, destruction and scheduling
Item: 1.1 Manuscript Volume (Llanstephan MS 47B). Action: Condition reviewed. Action identifier: 6082227. Date: 20040303. Authorization: Selected for conservation. Authorizing institution: NLW. Action agent: J. Thomas. Status: Manuscript Volume (Llanstephan MS 47B) : Edge of page 429 ragged and torn. Institution: WlAbNL.
Item: 1.2 Manuscript Volume (Llanstephan MS 47B). Action: Conserved. Action identifier: 6082227. Date: 20041203. Authorizing institution: NLW. Action agent: D. Williams. Status: Manuscript Volume (Llanstephan MS 47B) :Repaired edge of page 429. Institution: WlAbNL.
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), pp. 516-523.
Allied materials area
Existence and location of originals
Existence and location of copies
Digital version available http://hdl.handle.net/10107/4389987
Online version available on the Library's website https://www.library.wales/discover-learn/digital-exhibitions/manuscripts/the-middle-ages/dafydd-ap-gwilym-and-the-cywyddwyr (February 2011).
Related units of description
Formerly Shirburn MS E. 3.
Preferred citation: Llanstephan MS 47 [RESTRICTED ACCESS].
Virtua system control number
Subject access points
Place access points
Name access points
- Morris, Richard, 1703-1779 (Subject)
- Dafydd ap Gwilym, active 14th century (Subject)