- [1611 - 1716]. (Creation)
Level of description
Extent and medium
392 pp. : paper ; 295 x 190 mm. Bound in leather.
Immediate source of acquisition or transfer
Content and structure area
Scope and content
Poetry by Simwnt Fychan, Siôn Tudur and others; and fragments of prose texts in the hand of Richard ap John of Scorlegan, Denbighshire, and many others.
Also included are several passages in Latin, including dates of births and baptisms of the children of William Humphreys, and entries mainly dating from the early 18th century and relating to contemporary issues.
Appraisal, destruction and scheduling
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
Welsh, English, Latin.
Physical characteristics and technical requirements
A detailed list of the manuscript's contents may be found in J. Gwenogvryn Evans, Report on Manuscripts in the Welsh Language, vol. I (London, 1898-1905), 740-747; a description of the manuscript and its Latin text can also be found in Prof. Edward Bensley, Catalogue of Peniarth Manuscripts which are Wholly or Partly in Latin (NLW), p. 11.
Generated finding aid
Allied materials area
Existence and location of originals
Existence and location of copies
Available on microfilm at the Library.
Related units of description
Formerly Hengwrt MS 372.
Preferred citation: Peniarth MS 121 [RESTRICTED ACCESS].