File Llanstephan MS 135 [RESTRICTED ACCESS]. - Poetry, prophecies, &c.,

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Llanstephan MS 135 [RESTRICTED ACCESS].


Poetry, prophecies, &c.,


  • [c. 1600]. (Creation)

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116 pp. + four leaves inserted after p. 82, edges trimmed. Half bound.

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A manuscript containing poetry, prophecies, 'histories', etc. and including 'Kynghorev Kattwn ddoeth ar bardd glas or gadeir' (pp. 27-29). The poets cited include Taliesin, Iolo Goch, SiƓn Cent and Lewys Morganwg.
The text beginning at p. 39 is imperfect and the end is wanting from the texts beginning at pp. 42, 80, 116. Four leaves, more or less fragmentary, by a later hand, have been bound between pp. 82 and 83, the end wanting from the text on the last leaf of this section. At p. 112b, c is a misplaced leaf containing English poetry.

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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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Welsh, English.

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Finding aids

J. Gwenogvryn Evans, Report on Manuscripts in the Welsh Language, vol. II, part II (London, 1903), pp. 712-715.

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Available on microfilm at the Library.

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Formerly Shirburn MS 116 G. 35.


Preferred citation: Llanstephan MS 135 [RESTRICTED ACCESS].

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Llyfrgell Genedlaethol Cymru = The National Library of Wales

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  • Microform: $h - MEICRO LLANSTEPHAN MS 135.
  • Text: Llanstephan MS 135 [RESTRICTED ACCESS]; $z - Access to the original manuscript by authorised permission only. Readers are directed to use surrogate copies..