File Brogyntyn MS I.10 [RESTRICTED ACCESS]. - Thomas Wiliems's Latin-Welsh dictionary : E to Indeclinabilis

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Brogyntyn MS I.10 [RESTRICTED ACCESS].

Title

Thomas Wiliems's Latin-Welsh dictionary : E to Indeclinabilis

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  • [c. 1613] (Creation)

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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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The notes 'R. Owen ex donis J: Morral Atturnatus' (f. iii) and 'Donum Jo: (Johanis) Morral at R. Owen' (f. 1) show that the volume was given to Sir Robert Owen (d. 1698) of Brogyntyn by John Morrall (d. 1688) of Cilhendre, Dudleston, Shropshire. 'Porkington Library Shelf 1 Case 4 No 3' on label inside front cover. Watermark in end-paper dated 1807.

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Scope and content

A volume containing the second part of a transcript (begun in Brogyntyn MS I.9) by John Edwards, Plas Newydd, Chirk, of part of Thesaurus Linguæ Latinæ et Cambrobritannicæ... by 'Syr' Thomas Wiliems, Trefriw (now NLW Peniarth MS 228).
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.

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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.

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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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Latin, Welsh.

Physical characteristics and technical requirements

Leaves excised between ff. 224 and 225, 285 and 286; leaves affected by damp. The inlay on the lower cover shows worm damage predating re-use.

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Available on microfilm at the Library.

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See also Brogyntyn MS I.9. For other manuscripts in John Edwards's hand see NLW MSS 3064 (Mostyn MS 204) and 3561-3562.

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Publication note

E. D. Jones, 'The Brogyntyn Manuscripts', National Library of Wales Journal, 6 (1949 -50), 309-328 (pp. 316-325, 328).

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Formerly Porkington MS 5.

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Preferred citation: Brogyntyn MS I.10 [RESTRICTED ACCESS].

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vtls004594942

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Llyfrgell Genedlaethol Cymru = The National Library of Wales

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  • Text: Brogyntyn MS I.10 [RESTRICTED ACCESS]; $q - Leaves excised between ff. 224 and 225, 285 and 286; leaves affected by damp.; $z - Access to the original manuscript by authorised permission only. Readers are directed to use surrogate copies..
  • Microform: $h - MEICRO BROGYNTYN MS I.10.