File NLW MS 1995B [RESTRICTED ACCESS]. - Triads; Life of Gruffydd ap Cynan

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Triads; Life of Gruffydd ap Cynan


  • 1774 (Creation)

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86 ff. (paginated 1-172; old foliation 1-84; pp. 161-172 blank) ; 210 x 165 mm.

Quarter leather and marbled papers over boards.

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A manuscript, 1774, in the autograph of Evan Evans (Ieuan Fardd) containing triads (pp. 7-57, 65-66); the Life of Gruffydd ap Cynan (pp. 75-160); etc.
On p. 1 is a list of contents, stated to have been copied from the library of Watkin Williams Wynn. The text of the Life of Gruffydd ap Cynan, including notes, printed in Myvyrian Archaiology of Wales Vol. II, pp. 582-605, is taken wholesale from this manuscript.

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

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Historical Manuscripts Commission, Report on Manuscripts in the Welsh Language, ed. by J. Gwenogvryn Evans, 2 vols (London: HMSO, 1898-1910), II (1905), 834-835.

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Available on microfilm at the Library.

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Formerly Panton MS 26.


Preferred citation: NLW MS 1995B.


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Llyfrgell Genedlaethol Cymru = The National Library of Wales

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  • Microform: $h - MEICRO NLW MS 1995B.
  • Text: NLW MS 1995B [RESTRICTED ACCESS]; $z - Access to the original manuscript by authorised permission only. Readers are directed to use surrogate copies..