File NLW MS 2005B [RESTRICTED ACCESS]. - Notes on a chronicle, &c.

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Notes on a chronicle, &c.


  • 1773-1774 (Creation)

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i, 98 ff. ; 205 x 160 mm. and less.

Quarter leather and marbled papers over boards.

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A manuscript, 1773-1774, in the hand of Evan Evans (Ieuan Fardd) containing notes on a Welsh chronicle from Adam to Cadwaladr Fendigaid (ff. 1-62), originally written, with notes, by John Jones, Gellilyfdy, in 1622 (see f. 1), and which seemingly includes Hanes Taliesin (ff. 26-48) (cf. Peniarth MS 111, p. 1); an account of a Latin manuscript of Brut Tysilio, etc., (ff. 63-72) 'which now belongs to Doctor Treadway Nash, near Bevere, Worcester, 1773, bought out of the library of the late Mr. Lewis Morris of Penbryn in Cardiganshire' (see f. 63); a copy of an Edward Lhuyd letter, including the inscription on the Eliseg stone (ff. 73-77); and various other extracts (ff. 78-95 verso). On f. 97 is a note by D[afydd] Ddu.

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Access to the original manuscript by authorised permission only. Readers are directed to use surrogate copies.

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Welsh, Latin, English.

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Finding aids

Historical Manuscripts Commission, Report on Manuscripts in the Welsh Language, ed. by J. Gwenogvryn Evans, 2 vols (London: HMSO, 1898-1910), II (1905), 843-845.

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Available on microfilm at the Library.

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Formerly Panton MS 37.


Preferred citation: NLW MS 2005B.


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Llyfrgell Genedlaethol Cymru = The National Library of Wales

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  • Microform: $h - MEICRO NLW MS 2005B.
  • Text: NLW MS 2005B [RESTRICTED ACCESS]; $z - Access to the original manuscript by authorised permission only. Readers are directed to use surrogate copies..