Manuscripts

General category: Welsh manuscripts

Results (1–25/127)
The present classification is only rudimentary. It will ultimately be replaced by a new system with greater care for data concerning each manuscript’s date, origin and provenance.

Welsh manuscript collection of religious texts, mainly in the hand of Hywel Fychan. Other parts of the original manuscript are are in Peniarth MS 12 and Cardiff MS 3.242.

  • c.1400
  • Hywel Fychan ap Hywel Goch

Welsh lawbook, Blegywryd redaction of the Welsh laws.

  • s.xv/xvi
Not yet published.
  • s. xviex
  • Roger Morris [of Coed y Talwrn], Thomas Evans [of Hendreforfydd]

Welsh paper manuscript miscellany (268 pp.) in the hand of John David Rhys containing Welsh poetry as well as a vocabulary, a bardic grammar of the Dafydd Ddu recension, the so-called statutes of Gruffudd ap Cynan, a translation of Genesis I, items of biblical and historical interest, etc.

  • c.1579
  • John David Rhys

Welsh lawbook containing the so-called Blegywryd redaction of medieval Welsh law.

  • s. xv

A late 16th-century transcript of the White Book of Rhydderch

  • s. xviex
Not yet published.

Miscellany of Welsh and some Latin prose texts of various kinds.

  • s. xv1
  • Siancyn ap Dafydd ap Gruffudd
Not yet published.

Welsh manuscript, an early witness to poems written by the Gogynfeirdd.

The Book of Llandaff is one of the oldest manuscripts of Wales. While its core is a gospelbook containing a copy of St Matthew’s Gospel, it is best known for its many substantial additions in the form of the Lives of St Elgar and St Samson, and various documents (such as charters) relating to the see of Llandaff and to bishops Dyfrig, Teilo and Euddogwy.

  • s. xii1

A Welsh lawbook, the first part of which corresponds, by and large, to the Cyfnerth redaction and the second to the Blegywryd redaction. The conventional siglum for the Cyfnerth version in this MS is Y.

  • s. xiv2

Welsh lawbook of the Blegywryd redaction, previously kept in the private collection of the Massachusetts Historical Society in Boston.

  • s. xiv / s. xv

AWR 318: Act of Llywelyn ap Gruffudd (d. 1282), stating that Einion ap Maredudd of Dyffryn Clwyd and his heirs will hold their land free and exempt from secular service except for service in the royal army. The transaction is said to have taken place in Llannerch on 27 September 1243.

  • c. 1243 (?)
  • s. xiv1
  • Anonymous [hand in Harl. 4353, Cot. Cleo. A xiv and Book of Taliesin]

A Welsh vellum manuscript consisting of two parts (Hengwrt MSS 411 and 408).

  • s. xiii-xiv
Aberystwyth, National Library of Wales, Peniarth MS 3

First part (Hengwrt MS 411) of a medieval Welsh vellum manuscript.

  • s. xiii
Aberystwyth, National Library of Wales, Peniarth MS 3

Second part (Hengwrt MS 408) of a medieval Welsh vellum manuscript.

  • c. 1300