File Llanstephan MS 125 [RESTRICTED ACCESS]. - Poetry,

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Llanstephan MS 125 [RESTRICTED ACCESS].




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806 pp. Half bound.

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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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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. 649-662.

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Digital version available (September 2020)

Available on microfilm at the Library.

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Formerly Shirburn MS D. 7.


Preferred citation: Llanstephan MS 125 [RESTRICTED ACCESS].

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Llyfrgell Genedlaethol Cymru = The National Library of Wales

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  • Microform: $h - MEICRO LLANSTEPHAN MS 125.
  • Text: Llanstephan MS 125 [RESTRICTED ACCESS]; $z - Access to the original manuscript by authorised permission only. Readers are directed to use surrogate copies..