File NLW MS 11125A. - Cyfreithiau Hywel Dda

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NLW MS 11125A.


Cyfreithiau Hywel Dda


  • 1937 (Creation)

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Archival history

For a note on the provenance of the manuscript, see S. De Ricci and W. J. Wilson: Census of Medieval and Renaissance Manuscripts in the United States and Canada (New York, 1935), p. 938, no. 5.

Immediate source of acquisition or transfer

Purchased from the Massachusetts Historical Society, Boston, [1937].

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Scope and content

A photostat facsimile, dated 16 July 1937, of an incomplete manuscript, [14 cent., second ½]-[15 cent., first ¼], of the Laws of Hywel Dda in the Dimetian Code, then belonging to the Massachusetts Historical Society (MS 5).

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Conditions governing access

Readers consulting modern papers in the National Library of Wales are required to abide by the conditions noted on the 'Modern papers - data protection' form issued with their Readers' Tickets.

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Usual copyright laws apply.

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  • Welsh

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Preferred citation: NLW MS 11125A.


The original manuscript was purchased by the National Library of Wales in July 2012 and is now NLW MS 24029A.

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Llyfrgell Genedlaethol Cymru = The National Library of Wales

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


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Dates of creation revision deletion

January 2009.


  • English



Archivist's note

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

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