Manuscripts

Aberystwyth, National Library of Wales, MS 20143A

  • s. xiv2
  • Welsh manuscripts
Identifiers
Shelfmark
20143A
Description
Welsh lawbook, siglum Y of the Cyfnerth redaction.
Provenance and related aspects
Date
s. xiv2
second half of the 14th century.(1)n. 1 Daniel Huws, ‘Descriptions of the Welsh nanuscripts’ in The Welsh king and his court... (2000): 420–424.
Origin, provenance
south Wales(2)n. 2 Daniel Huws, ‘Descriptions of the Welsh nanuscripts’ in The Welsh king and his court... (2000): 420–424.
Hands, scribes
Scribes A and B
Later history
Lost between c. 1860 and 1969(3)n. 3 Daniel Huws, ‘Descriptions of the Welsh nanuscripts’ in The Welsh king and his court... (2000): 420–424.
Exemplars
unknown exemplar
Codicological information
Collation
13 quires: 1 (ff. 1-8), 2 (ff. 9, 11-19), 3 (ff. 20-29), 4 (ff. 30–37), 5 (ff. 38–43). The following 8 quires (6-13) are 8 folios each.
Condition
some wear, many wrinkles(4)n. 4 Daniel Huws, ‘Descriptions of the Welsh nanuscripts’ in The Welsh king and his court... (2000): 420–424.
Palaeographical information
Illumination
red or blue-green drawings in lower margins, including symbols of the four Evangelists, a number of different animals, dragons, peacocks and fish(5)n. 5 Daniel Huws, ‘Descriptions of the Welsh nanuscripts’ in The Welsh king and his court... (2000): 420–424.
The list below has been collated from the table of contents, if available on this page,Progress in this area is being made piecemeal. Full and partial tables of contents are available for a small number of manuscripts. and incoming annotations for individual texts (again, if available).Whenever catalogue entries about texts are annotated with information about particular manuscript witnesses, these manuscripts can be queried for the texts that are linked to them.

Sources

Notes

Daniel Huws, ‘Descriptions of the Welsh nanuscripts’ in The Welsh king and his court... (2000): 420–424.
Daniel Huws, ‘Descriptions of the Welsh nanuscripts’ in The Welsh king and his court... (2000): 420–424.
Daniel Huws, ‘Descriptions of the Welsh nanuscripts’ in The Welsh king and his court... (2000): 420–424.
Daniel Huws, ‘Descriptions of the Welsh nanuscripts’ in The Welsh king and his court... (2000): 420–424.
Daniel Huws, ‘Descriptions of the Welsh nanuscripts’ in The Welsh king and his court... (2000): 420–424.

Primary sources This section typically includes references to diplomatic editions, facsimiles and photographic reproductions, notably digital image archives, of at least a major portion of the manuscript. For editions of individual texts, see their separate entries.

National Library of Wales, Digital gallery, Online: National Library of Wales. URL: <https://www.llyfrgell.cymru/darganfod/oriel-ddigidol/llawysgrifau/>. 
Previously Digital Mirror / Drych Digidol, the digital library of the National Library of Wales gives access to digitised manuscripts, printed works, archival materials and other media.
Reproduction of the manuscript direct link

Secondary sources (select)

Huws, Daniel, “Descriptions of the Welsh nanuscripts”, in: Charles-Edwards, T. M., Morfydd E. Owen, and Paul Russell (eds.), The Welsh king and his court, Cardiff: University of Wales Press, 2000. 415–424.
Contributors
Dennis Groenewegen
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