File NLW MS 2020iiB [RESTRICTED ACCESS]. - Various extracts

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  • [1751x1787] (Creation)

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i, 149 ff. (ff. 148-149 verso blank) ; 205 x 160 mm.

Leather over boards; 'Notae on Nennius Vol. 6' (ink on spine); bookplate of Evan Evans inside front cover.

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A composite volume, in the hand of Evan Evans, containing notes on Nennius and Gildas, which include twelve triads in Welsh, copies of letters to Archbishop Ussher from Robert Vaughan, Edward Brownker and Gerard Langbaine, together with extracts from a letter from Archbishop Ussher to William Camden (ff. 1-89); pedigrees of rulers and saints (ff. 92-121, 124-132), with copious notes regarding the sources of the texts; poetry by Guto'r Glyn (f. 122); a copy of a charter of Rhos Fynach, Conwy (ff. 145- 147); etc.

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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.

Language of material

  • English
  • Latin
  • Welsh

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Latin, Welsh, English.

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Finding aids

Historical Manuscripts Commission, Report on Manuscripts in the Welsh Language, ed. by J. Gwenogvryn Evans, 2 vols (London: HMSO, 1898-1910), II (1905), 858-859.

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Available on microfilm at the Library.

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Formerly Panton MS 52 (ii).


Preferred citation: NLW MS 2020iiB.


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Llyfrgell Genedlaethol Cymru = The National Library of Wales

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  • Microform: $h - MEICRO NLW MS 2020iiB.
  • Text: NLW MS 2020iiB [RESTRICTED ACCESS] - Access to the original manuscript by authorised permission only. Readers are directed to use surrogate copies