File Llanstephan MS 171 [RESTRICTED ACCESS]. - Ystoriau Owen ab Urien, &c.,

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Llanstephan MS 171 [RESTRICTED ACCESS].


Ystoriau Owen ab Urien, &c.,


  • 1574 / (Creation)

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i-iv, then paginated 13-162 (original pagination 13-34, 43-50, 35-42, 51-162) (leaf missing between pp. 14 and 15).Bound in leather by 'Lewis Morris of Holy Head' in 1732.Some leaves loose and imperfect.Some leaves loose and imperfect.

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A manuscript containing 'Ystoriaeu Owen ap Urien [pp. 13-56], y Llong Voel [pp. 57-64], Aristotle ac Alexander [pp. 65-75], a Saith Doethion Rhuvein [pp. 76-145]'; together with Breuddwyd Goronwy Ddu (pp. 146-153); 'Rhyveddodeu Ynys Brydein'(pp. 154-160); etc. The manuscript is in the hand of Ieuan ap Ieuan ap Madog: a note at the end of the volume states 'Ag velly y terfyna hyny o law drysgwl Jeuan ab Jayan ab madog yn y flwyddyn o dd√Ęt jessy grist . 1574' (see also Llanstephan MS 178). On pp. i-iv is a title page and table of contents in the hand of Lewis Morris.

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Access to the original manuscript by authorised permission only. Readers are directed to use surrogate copies.

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J. Gwenogvryn Evans, Report on Manuscripts in the Welsh Language, vol. II, part II (London, 1903), p. 763.

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Available on microfilm at the Library.

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Formerly Lewis Morris MS 11.


Preferred citation: Llanstephan MS 171 [RESTRICTED ACCESS].

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Llyfrgell Genedlaethol Cymru = The National Library of Wales

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  • Microform: $h - MEICRO LLANSTEPHAN MS 171.
  • Text: Llanstephan MS 171 [RESTRICTED ACCESS]; $q - Some leaves loose and imperfect.; $z - Access to the original manuscript by authorised permission only. Readers are directed to use surrogate copies..