Peniarth MS 4 [RESTRICTED ACCESS].
Llyfr Gwyn Rhydderch,
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142 ff. (foliated and paginated: vii ff. + 1-48 ff. + 97-112 pp. + 49-51 ff. + 117-124 pp. + 52-54 ff. + 129-131 pp. + (1 f. not numbered) + 55-62 ff. + (8 blank ff.) + 63-88 ff. + 245-254 pp. + (3 blank ff.) (other numberings exist as well) : vellum ; 218 x 148 mm. Bound in white vellum.
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Scope and content
Part one of the two manuscripts of Llyfr Gwyn Rhydderch, comprising the Four Branches of the Mabinogion; Peredur; Macsen Wledig; Lludd a Llefelus; fragments of Owain a Luned; Geraint ac Enid; and an incomplete version of Kulhwch ac Olwen; and a poem by Llywelyn Moel.
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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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A detailed list of the manuscript's contents may be found in J. Gwenogvryn Evans, Report on Manuscripts in the Welsh Language, vol. I (London, 1898-1905), 305-306, and the text is printed in J. G. Evans & R. M. Jones, Llyfr Gwyn Rhydderch (Cardiff, 1973).
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Digital version available $$u http://hdl.handle.net/10107/4396205 (viewed September 2018)
Available on microfilm at the Library (NLW Film 92).
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Preferred citation: Peniarth MS 4 [RESTRICTED ACCESS].
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