- [after 1638] / (Creation)
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806 pp. Half bound.
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Scope and content
A manuscript containing poetry mainly of the sixteenth and seventeeth centuries, the poets cited including Siôn Brwynog, Lewis Menai, Gruffudd Hiraethog, Wiliam Cynwal and Siôn and Rhisiart Phylip, but also including earlier poets such as Iolo Goch, Dafydd Nanmor and Guto'r Glyn. An index, with the poets' names arranged alphabetically, has been added at pp. 793-806 by Richard Morris in 1746.
Several of the poems have lines wanting at beginning and/or end or within the body of the works, have imperfect lines, or are left unfinished (e.g. those works beginning at pp. 68, 139, 206, 308, 361, 372, 414, 426, 429, 437, 439, 441, 444, 447, 451, 455, 571, 621, 746, 749).
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Conditions governing access
Access to the original manuscript by authorised permission only. Readers are directed to use surrogate copies.
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Usual copyright laws apply.
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J. Gwenogvryn Evans, Report on Manuscripts in the Welsh Language, vol. II, part II (London, 1903), pp. 649-662.
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Existence and location of originals
Existence and location of copies
Digital version available http://hdl.handle.net/10107/4577411 (September 2020)
Available on microfilm at the Library.
Related units of description
Formerly Shirburn MS D. 7.
Preferred citation: Llanstephan MS 125 [RESTRICTED ACCESS].
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- Morris, Richard, 1703-1779 (Subject)