File Llanstephan MS 134 [RESTRICTED ACCESS]. - Y Llyfr Hir o'r Mwythig,

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Reference code

Llanstephan MS 134 [RESTRICTED ACCESS].

Title

Y Llyfr Hir o'r Mwythig,

Date(s)

  • [1685x1688] (Creation)

Level of description

File

Extent and medium

Foliated 15-71, 77-89, 93-256. 263-318 + 11 ff. added at the end (f. 56 occurs twice, but the numbering of ff. 61 and 133 were 'skipped' by the scribe).

Bound in calf and lettered 'CERDD-LLYFR CYMRAEG A'.

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Archival history

'Sum ex Libris Thomæ Powell oxoniensis Exoniensis' inscribed on f. 128.

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Scope and content

'Y Llyfr hir or Mwythig', being a collection of five hundred and sixty-six cywyddau, etc. by various authors arranged into 'books' according to subject. The poems in each 'book' are numbered separately. The poets cited include Iolo Goch, Dafydd ap Gwilym, Siôn Cent, Iorwerth Fynglwyd, Bedo Brwynllys and Siôn Phylip. The volume is dated temp. James II (see p. 382). The text is followed by nine folios of index, arranged under authors' names, by Richard Morris. Following the index are three further poems (by Dafydd ap Gwilym, Siôn Cent and Dafydd ab Edmwnt) in the hand of the Reverend Samuel Williams.
The volume is in the same hand as Llanstephan MSS 47, 48 and the end of 164.

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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.

Language of material

  • Welsh

Script of material

Language and script notes

Welsh.

Physical characteristics and technical requirements

Slightly imperfect at the corners of ff. 15-22, 309-318; wanting beginning and end.

Finding aids

J. Gwenogvryn Evans, Report on Manuscripts in the Welsh Language, vol. II, part II (London, 1903), pp. 695-712.

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Existence and location of copies

Available on microfilm at the Library.

Related units of description

For a companion volume see Merthyr MS.

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Note

Formerly Shirburn MS 116 G. 33.

Note

Preferred citation: Llanstephan MS 134 [RESTRICTED ACCESS].

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vtls006086604

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Institution identifier

Llyfrgell Genedlaethol Cymru = The National Library of Wales

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  • Microform: $h - MEICRO LLANSTEPHAN MS 134.
  • Text: Llanstephan MS 134 [RESTRICTED ACCESS]; $q - Slightly imperfect at the corners of ff. 15-22, 309-318; wanting beginning and end.; $z - Access to the original manuscript by authorised permission only. Readers are directed to use surrogate copies..