File Llanstephan MS 68 [RESTRICTED ACCESS]. - Leges Howeli Da, &c.,

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Llanstephan MS 68 [RESTRICTED ACCESS].


Leges Howeli Da, &c.,


  • [c. 1613] / (Creation)

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148 pp. Half bound.

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A manuscript, apparently in the hand of John David, containing a transcript of Rawlinson MS C. 821 (pp. 1-107); 'Am ossodedigethau Dyfnwal ... moel ...' (pp. 109-110); excerpts, in Welsh, from a very old manuscript of the Laws which was in the possession of John Edwardes of Chirk (pp. 111-128); 'a lettre & exposition of Welsh words in Hoel Da's lawes written to Mr. ffr. Tate [Francis Tate, who has a note dated 23 January 1613 at the end of Vesp. E. XI] ...' (pp. 129-131); and 'The exposition of words' (pp. 132-148).

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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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Latin, Welsh, English.

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J. Gwenogvryn Evans, Report on Manuscripts in the Welsh Language, vol. II, part II (London, 1903), p. 557.

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Available on microfilm at the Library.

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Formerly Shirburn MS E. 37.


Preferred citation: Llanstephan MS 68 [RESTRICTED ACCESS].

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Llyfrgell Genedlaethol Cymru = The National Library of Wales

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  • Microform: $h - MEICRO LLANSTEPHAN MS 68.
  • Text: Llanstephan MS 68 [RESTRICTED ACCESS]; $z - Access to the original manuscript by authorised permission only. Readers are directed to use surrogate copies..