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Five leaves, containing Welsh poems and scraps

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MS. Welsh e. 10
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Five leaves, containing Welsh poems and scraps, probably fragments from a larger volume: two of the poems are by 'Huw Machno', the first being headed 'Cowydd i ofyn telyn' (a song asking for a harp).


  • Creation: Written perhaps early in the 17th century


10 pages

Language of Materials

  • Welsh

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Welsh e. 10, fols. 1-2]

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MS. Welsh e. 10

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 19542


Five leaves, containing Welsh poems and scraps

Biographical / Historical

Biographical details unknown.

Other Finding Aids

Falconer Madan, et al., A summary catalogue of western manuscripts in the Bodleian Library at Oxford which have not hitherto been catalogued in the Quarto series (7 vols. in 8 [vol. II in 2 parts], Oxford, 1895-1953; reprinted, with corrections in vols. I and VII, Munich, 1980), vol. VI, no. 33328

Custodial History

'William Lloyd 1631': 'Hu: Lloyd' (late 17th cent.). Bought from Thorpe's Supplement to his Catalogue of MSS., 1836 (no. 654, priced 2s.), by sir Thomas Phillipps, and part of no. 9971 among his MSS.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

In the Phillipps sale Apr.-May, 1903, lot 1176, bought by the Bodleian.

Physical Facet

On paper, in parts injured


8 1/8 × 5 7/8 in.

Five leaves, containing Welsh poems and scraps
EAD version 2020 by Alice Whichelow
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Repository Details

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Weston Library
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Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom