Llanstephan MS 83 [RESTRICTED ACCESS].
- [1705x1742] / (Creation)
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1-12b ff. Half bound.
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Scope and content
A manuscript in the hand of Moses Williams containing 'Kelvyddyd kerdd Davod' (ff. 1-5a), being a copy of pp. 10-16 of Llanstephan MS 28, with a note stating that 'This imperfect Tract I transcribed out of a MS. writ by Guttyn Owain A.D. 1455 & communicated to me by D Foulkes of Llanbedr Dyffryn Clwyd.'; and an extract 'Out of Huw Machno's Book' (ff. 5b-12b) outlining the fifteen faults which may be committed when writing Welsh verse, with examples. The text cites a line from Wiliam Cynwal.
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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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J. Gwenogvryn Evans, Report on Manuscripts in the Welsh Language, vol. II, part II (London, 1903), p. 560.
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Available on microfilm at the Library.
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Formerly Shirburn MS E. 57.
Preferred citation: Llanstephan MS 83 [RESTRICTED ACCESS].
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Llyfrgell Genedlaethol Cymru = The National Library of Wales