File Llanstephan MS 158 [RESTRICTED ACCESS]. - Pedigrees,

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Llanstephan MS 158 [RESTRICTED ACCESS].




  • [17 cent., ?second ΒΌ]. (Creation)

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Extent and medium

170 pp. Sewn in old parchment covers. Outer margins mostly frayed and the text occasionally imperfect; many loose leaves.

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Archival history

The volume bears the inscription 'Walter Davies ['Gwallter Mechain'] his Book . 1796'.

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Scope and content

A manuscript containing pedigrees written, at least in part, in 1633 (see p. 68).
There are several lacunae in the text.

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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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Finding aids

J. Gwenogvryn Evans, Report on Manuscripts in the Welsh Language, vol. II, part II (London, 1903), pp. 740-743.

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Available on microfilm at the Library.

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Formerly Crosswood MS 4.


Preferred citation: Llanstephan MS 158 [RESTRICTED ACCESS].

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Llyfrgell Genedlaethol Cymru = The National Library of Wales

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  • Microform: $h - MEICRO LLANSTEPHAN MS 158.
  • Text: Llanstephan MS 158 [RESTRICTED ACCESS]; $z - Access to the original manuscript by authorised permission only. Readers are directed to use surrogate copies..