Llanstephan MS 133 [RESTRICTED ACCESS].
- [1668x1722] / (Creation)
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384 ff. + 50 pp. Bound in calf.
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A manuscript containing an 'Important Corpus of Welsh Poetry' compiled by the Reverend Samuel Williams and Iaco ab Dewi [James Davies], with the first lines of the poems given alphabetically in an index. The volume also contains 'Histori Pren y Fuchedd', and a (non-autograph) letter from Siôn Mawddwy to Meurig Dafydd. Added at the end of the volume is a fifty-page index to the authors of the poems compiled by Richard Morris in 1747. Ff. 196-243 (containing poems numbered 632-737) are in the autograph of Iaco ab Dewi, while the remainder of the volume, excluding the end index, is in the hand of Samuel Williams. The poets cited include Taliesin, Iolo Goch, Dafydd ap Gwilym, Siôn Mawddwy, Gruffudd Hiraethog, Tudur Aled and Siôn Phylip.
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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. 664-694.
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Available on microfilm at the Library.
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Formerly Shirburn MS D. 1.
Preferred citation: Llanstephan MS 133 [RESTRICTED ACCESS].
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Llyfrgell Genedlaethol Cymru = The National Library of Wales