Aberystwyth, National Library of Wales, Peniarth MSS 4-5

White Book of Rhydderch (Llyfr Gwyn Rhydderch)
  • s. xivmed
  • Welsh manuscripts
  • vellum
Collection: Peniarth
4 and 5
White Book of Rhydderch (Llyfr Gwyn Rhydderch)
Provenance and related aspects
s. xivmed
c. 1350
Hands, scribes
Codicological information

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 concerning 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.


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: <>. 
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.
Thomas, Peter Wynn [ed.], D. Mark Smith, and Diana Luft [transcribers and encoders] (et al.), Welsh prose (Rhyddiaith Gymraeg) 1350–1425, Online: Cardiff University. URL: <>.

Secondary sources (select)

Huws, Daniel, Medieval Welsh manuscripts, Cardiff and Aberystwyth: University of Wales Press, 2000.
Evans, J. Gwenogvryn, Report on manuscripts in the Welsh language, vol. 1:2: Peniarth, Historical Manuscripts Commission, London, 1899.
Internet Archive: <link>
305–316 direct link
Dennis Groenewegen
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