NLW MS 2025B [RESTRICTED ACCESS].
History of the Gwydir family; correspondence; &c.
- [1751x1787] (Creation)
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i, 226 ff. (various old foliations) ; 210 x 170 mm. and less.
Quarter leather and marbled paper over boards; bookplate of Evan Evans inside front cover; rebacked at NLW.
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Scope and content
A composite volume mostly in the hand of Evan Evans (Ieuan Fardd) containing a copy of Sir John Wynn's History of the Gwydir Family, taken from a transcript made by Thomas Mostyn of Gloddaith (ff. 1-74); extracts from papers of Robert Vaughan, Hengwrt (ff. 75-86); lists of manuscripts at Gwydir and Llannerch (ff. 89 verso-94, 185) (for the Llannerch manuscripts see Cambrian Register, Vol. i, p. 320, etc.); poetry by Siôn Cent, Tudur Aled, Siôn and Gruffydd Phylip and others (ff. 95-153, 190-203); a pedigree of the Panton family (ff. 186-189); copies of letters from Edward Lhuyd to Robert Davies, Llannerch (ff. 204-219), and of a letter from Thomas Price, Llanfyllin to Robert Davies, Llannerch (ff. 220 verso-225); extracts; 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.
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Historical Manuscripts Commission, Report on Manuscripts in the Welsh Language, ed. by J. Gwenogvryn Evans, 2 vols (London: HMSO, 1898-1910), II (1905), 864.
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Available on microfilm at the Library.
Related units of description
Formerly Panton MS 58.
Preferred citation: NLW MS 2025B.
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Name access points
- Wynn, John, Sir, 1553-1627 (Creator)
- Gwydir Estate (Wales) -- Library (Subject)
- Llannerch Estate (St Asaph, Wales) -- Library (Subject)
- Mostyn, Thomas, Sir, 1535?-1618 (Subject)
- Vaughan, Robert, 1592-1667 (Subject)
- Lhuyd, Edward, 1660-1709 (Subject)
- Davies, Robert, 1658-1710 (Subject)
- Davies, Robert, 1616-1666 (Subject)
- Prys, Thomas, 1564?-1634 (Subject)
- Panton family, of Bagillt and Plas Gwyn (Subject)
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Llyfrgell Genedlaethol Cymru = The National Library of Wales