- [c. 1613] (Creation)
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Extent and medium
358 ff. (ff. 107-356 verso blank) ; 410 x 270 mm.
Rebound, [early 19 cent.], in blind-tooled pigskin, on five raised bands with 'THESAURUS LINGUAE LATINA ET CAMBRO BRITANNICAE OPERA THOMAE GULIELMI', 'VOL 2 1608' and 'PORKINGTON MANUSCRIPT No 5' in gold on spine; inlaid into each cover is a blind-stamped panel, on a darker brown calf, c. 355 x 230 mm., from a binding, on four bands with two clasps by Nicholas Spierinck (d. 1545/6) of Cambridge, using his signed roll (cf. Howard M. Nixon, Five centuries of English bookbinding (London, 1978), no. 7, pp. 26-27), together with a diaper roll (Oldham no. 604), both also found on inlays on MS I.3; see also Brogyntyn MS I.36.
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Scope and content
The contents continue the dictionary from E to Indeclinabilis and corresponds to Peniarth MS 228, vol. ii, ff. 2-113. The text is written in a neat italic hand, two columns on each page; the Latin words are written in red ink, the Welsh definitions in black, quotations from Welsh literature in green, and the names of authors and titles of the works quoted in purple. Spaces are sometimes left for the later addition of the Welsh quotations.
Appraisal, destruction and scheduling
Item: 1.1 Manuscript Volume (Brogyntyn MS I.10). Action: Condition reviewed. Action identifier: 4594942. Date: 20030207. Authorization: Selected for conservation. Authorizing institution: NLW. Action agent: J. Thomas. Status: Manuscript Volume (Brogyntyn MS I.10) : Front endpaper detached and back joint of endpaper broken. Institution: WlAbNL.
Item: 1.2 Manuscript Volume (Brogyntyn MS I.10). Action: Conserved. Action identifier: 4594942. Date: 20040205. Authorizing institution: NLW. Action agent: J. Jenkins. Status: Manuscript Volume (Brogyntyn MS I.10) : Attached endpaper and repaired joint. Institution: WlAbNL.