File Llanstephan MS 164 [RESTRICTED ACCESS]. - Poetry, biblical history, &c.,

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Llanstephan MS 164 [RESTRICTED ACCESS].

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Poetry, biblical history, &c.,

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  • [16-17 cents] / (Creation)

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Paginated 15-244.Bound in calf.At pp. 211-240 the text is more or less defective at the top corners throughout, and also at the bottom corners of pp. 238-240.At pp. 211-240 the text is more or less defective at the top corners throughout, and also at the bottom corners of pp. 238-240.

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A manuscript containing poetry by Dafydd Benwyn, Lewys Morganwg, Rhisiart ap Rhys and others (pp. 15-202, 207-210, 241-243); prophecies of Merlin and of St David (pp. 205-206); biblical history (pp. 211-240); &c. There is a table of contents on p. 204.
Pp. 15-107 are in the autograph of Dafydd Benwyn (see pp. 25, 78, 81); pp. 110-203 were written c. 1624 (see p. 110); and pp. 211-240 are in the same hand as that in Llanstephan MS 134. The remaining pages are in various hands: pp. 108-109 and four lines of p. 209 may be in the autograph of Siôn Mawddwy, and pp. 241-243 may be in that of Edward Dafydd. For other copies of the text at pp. 211-240 (which is defective) see Peniarth MSS 20 and 253, and British Museum MS Cleopatra B. v.

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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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Welsh, English.

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J. Gwenogvryn Evans, Report on Manuscripts in the Welsh Language, vol. II, part II (London, 1903), pp. 747-753.

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Available on microfilm at the Library.

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Formerly Breese MS.

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Preferred citation: Llanstephan MS 164 [RESTRICTED ACCESS].

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vtls006087611

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Llyfrgell Genedlaethol Cymru = The National Library of Wales

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  • Microform: $h - MEICRO LLANSTEPHAN MS 164.
  • Text: Llanstephan MS 164 [RESTRICTED ACCESS]; $q - At pp. 211-240 the text is more or less defective at the top corners throughout, and also at the bottom corners of pp. 238-240.; $z - Access to the original manuscript by authorised permission only. Readers are directed to use surrogate copies..