File NLW MS 11610D. - Achau

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Reference code

NLW MS 11610D.

Title

Achau

Date(s)

  • [1585x1685] (Creation)

Level of description

File

Extent and medium

139 ff. (ff. 1-14 missing; foliated 15-154, with f. 114 numbered twice).

Bound in dark green morocco; arms of Henry Pelham Pelham-Clinton, 4th Duke of Newcastle-under-Line, embossed in gilt on upper cover.

Context area

Archival history

Formerly in the Duke of Newcastle's library of Clumber Park, near Ollerton, Nottinghamshire.

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Scope and content

An incomplete folio manuscript containing genealogies, mainly of North Wales families, written towards the end of the sixteenth century, together with extensive additions, revisions, and critical observations in a number of hands (including 'H.R.' amd 'E.Ll.') of approximately the period 1633-1685. The volume is a compilation from various sources, of which some are specified, e.g. the hands of books of Lewys ap Edward, H[umphrey] L[lwyd], Simwnt Vychan, Lewys Dwnn (based in one instance on 'llyfr koch o bowys' - 'Pechod na losgid y llyfr hwnnw'), Ievan Llwyd Jeffrey, Geo[rge] Owen, Gruff[ydd] Hiraethoc, W[illia]m Llyn, William Kynwal, John 'vn llawioc', 'Mr. Puleston o Drefalyn', Guttyn Owen, 'y llyfr dv o gaer vyrddin', etc.

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Language of material

  • English
  • Latin
  • Welsh

Script of material

Language and script notes

Welsh, English, Latin.

Physical characteristics and technical requirements

ff. 1-14 missing.

Finding aids

The description is also available in Handlist of Manuscripts in the National Library of Wales, Volume IV (Aberystwyth, 1971).

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Related units of description

See also NLW MS 11700E.

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Note

Title based on contents.

Note

Preferred citation: NLW MS 11610D.

Alternative identifier(s)

Virtua system control number

vtls004911563

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Description identifier

Institution identifier

Llyfrgell Genedlaethol Cymru = The National Library of Wales

Rules and/or conventions used

Description follows NLW guidelines based on ISAD(G) 2nd ed.; AACR2; and LCSH

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Dates of creation revision deletion

September 2009.

Language(s)

  • English

Script(s)

Sources

The following source was used in the compilation of this description: Handlist of Manuscripts in the National Library of Wales, Volume IV (Aberystwyth, 1971).

Archivist's note

Description compiled by Bethan Ifans for the retrospective conversion project of NLW MSS.

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  • Text: NLW MS 11610D; $q - ff. 1-14 missing..