- 1635-1641. (Creation)
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Extent and medium
412 pp. (foliated and pagianted iv ff. (also paginated i-viii pp. + 2 loose leaves) + 386 pp. + ix-xxii pp.) : paper ; 272 x 202 mm. Bound in calf.
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Content and structure area
Scope and content
A collection of Welsh texts, including two versions of Trioedd Ynys Prydain; Brut y Saeson; Cantrefi a Chymydau Cymru; a text on Eisteddfod Caerfyrddin; Dyddiau Tyngedfenol; Macsen Wledig; and Hanes Gruffudd ap Cynan in the hand of John Jones, Gellilyfdy while he was detained in the Fleet prison, 1635-1641.
There are also a few Latin texts, including a memoranda of events in English history from A.D. 140 to 1380, De Geometria, and the Life of Elgarus. The text was completed on 22nd June 1641 by John Jones of Ysgeifiog and transcribed by William Maurice in 1662.
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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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Language and script notes
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), 1077-1081; 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. 129.
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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 Hengwrt MS 275.
Preferred citation: Peniarth MS 267 [RESTRICTED ACCESS].