- 1773 (Creation)
Level of description
Extent and medium
48 ff. (paginated 1-96; old foliation 1-47) ; 205 x 155 mm.
Marbled paper covers; bookplate of Evan Evans inside front cover.
Name of creator
Lewis Morris ('Llewelyn Ddu o Fôn', 1701-1765) was a poet and scholar.
Name of creator
Immediate source of acquisition or transfer
Content and structure area
Scope and content
A manuscript containing 'A translation of the Triads ... by Mr Lewis Morris out of Mr. Vaughan of Hengwrt's copy ...', transcribed and corrected by Ieuan Fardd, 12 October 1773 (pp. 3-47); and a list of collections of Welsh manuscripts (pp. 81-87).
The volume also includes a list of proverbs needing correction or insertion in John Davies, Mallwyd's Dictionary (pp. 50-59); a 'catalogue of the works' of Llywarch Hen, Myrddin, Taliesin and Aneirin 'out of Moses Williams's collection' (pp. 73-80); an elegy to Humphrey Llwyd, author of the Breviary of Britain, by Lewis ap Edwart (pp. 87-95); etc.
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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.
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Script of material
Language and script notes
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), 837-839.
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Existence and location of originals
Existence and location of copies
Available on microfilm at the Library.
Related units of description
Formerly Panton MS 29.
Preferred citation: NLW MS 1998B.
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Place access points
Name access points
- Hengwrt Estate (Llanelltyd, Wales) -- Library (Subject)
- Nannau Estate (Wales) -- Library (Subject)
- Jesus College (University of Oxford) -- Library (Subject)
- Corsygedol Estate (Merioneth, Wales) -- Library (Subject)
- Davies, John, 1567-1644 (Subject)
- Vaughan, Robert, 1592-1667 (Subject)
- Williams, Moses, 1685-1742 (Subject)
- Llywarch Hen, 496?-646? (Subject)
- Merlin (Legendary character) (Subject)
- Taliesin (Subject)
- Aneirin (Subject)
- Llwyd, Humphrey, 1527-1568 -- Poetry (Subject)