File Llanstephan MS 18 [RESTRICTED ACCESS]. - Buchedd Collen, &c.,

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Llanstephan MS 18 [RESTRICTED ACCESS].


Buchedd Collen, &c.,


  • [1705x1742] / (Creation)

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122 pp. Calf and stamped.

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The inside front cover bears the name of 'Wm: Jones' [William Jones; 1675?-1749].

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A manuscript in the hand of Moses Williams containing 'Buchedd Collen' (pp. 25-31), 'Hanes Taliesin' (pp. 33-44), 'Keyryd' (p. 77), transcripts from the Black Book of Carmarthen (pp. 1-20, 98-118) and the Book of Taliesin (pp. 79-97), triads taken from 'Y Cwta Cyfarwydd' (p. 45 (see Peniarth MS 50, p. 149)) and from the work of John Jones, Gellilyfdy (p. 62) and other material, some of which relates to Welsh geographical features (pp. 32 (taken from the work of John Jones, Gellilyfdy), 75-76, 121). P. i contains an index of the contents.
For p. 1 of this manuscript see Peniarth MS 98b, p. 2; for pp. 1-20 see Peniarth MS 98b, p. 49; for p. 45 see Peniarth MS 50, p. 149. At the end of the section at pp. 4-20 is noted 'O'r Llyfr du o Gaerfyrddin hyd yma; ac o hyn allan o law W. Salsburi medd Roesser Moris.'

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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), pp.452-3.

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Available on microfilm at the Library.

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Formerly Shirburn MS C. 22.


Preferred citation: Llanstephan MS 18 [RESTRICTED ACCESS].

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Llyfrgell Genedlaethol Cymru = The National Library of Wales

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  • Microform: $h - MEICRO LLANSTEPHAN MS 18.
  • Text: Llanstephan MS 18 [RESTRICTED ACCESS]; $z - Access to the original manuscript by authorised permission only. Readers are directed to use surrogate copies..