- [1751x1787] (Creation)
Level of description
Extent and medium
76 ff. (paginated i-ii, 1-150; pp.134-150 blank) ; 200 x 155 mm.
Quarter leather and marbled papers over boards.
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Immediate source of acquisition or transfer
Content and structure area
Scope and content
A manuscript in the hand of Ieuan Fardd containing translations of the songs of Llywarch Hên, with accompanying notes (pp. 5-19); notes on Welsh and Shropshire place-names, some taken from the work of Robert Vaughan, Hengwrt (pp. 19-36); 'Extracts apparently from the English Chronicle' (pp. 37-44); parallel quotations from Llywarch Hen and Shakespeare (pp. 45-46); a translation of Cynddelw's 'Song of Eva daughter of Madawc the son of Maredudd' (pp. 55-56); an index to the Red Book of Hergest (pp. 57-74); a Welsh-English vocabulary, dating from 1542 (pp. 75-128); and a list of Welsh words compared with allied forms in Latin, Gothic, etc. (pp. 129-133).
Appraisal, destruction and scheduling
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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
English, Latin, Welsh, Gothic.
Physical characteristics and technical requirements
Historical Manuscripts Commission, Report on Manuscripts in the Welsh Language, ed. by J. Gwenogvryn Evans, 2 vols (London: HMSO, 1898-1910), II (1905), 839-840.
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Allied materials area
Existence and location of originals
Existence and location of copies
Available on microfilm at the Library.
Related units of description
Formerly Panton MS 30.
Preferred citation: NLW MS 1999B.
Title based on contents.
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Place access points
Name access points
- Llywarch Hen, 496?-646? -- Translations into English (Subject)
- Cynddelw Brydydd Mawr -- Translations into English. (Subject)
- Vaughan, Robert, 1592-1667 (Subject)
- Llywarch Hen, 496?-646? (Subject)
- Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 (Subject)