File Peniarth MS 121 [RESTRICTED ACCESS]. - Poetry, &c.,

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Poetry, &c.,


  • [1611 - 1716]. (Creation)

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392 pp. : paper ; 295 x 190 mm. Bound in leather.

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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.

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Access to the original manuscript by authorised permission only. Readers are directed to use surrogate copies.

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Welsh, English, Latin.

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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.

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Available on microfilm at the Library.

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Formerly Hengwrt MS 372.


Preferred citation: Peniarth MS 121 [RESTRICTED ACCESS].

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Llyfrgell Genedlaethol Cymru = The National Library of Wales

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  • Microform: $h - MEICRO PENIARTH MS 121.
  • Text: Peniarth MS 121 [RESTRICTED ACCESS]; $z - Access to the original manuscript by authorised permission only. Readers are directed to use surrogate copies..