Welsh historical odes, hymns, etc.
Welsh historical odes, hymns, etc., chiefly copied from the works of 15th century poets: a colophon on p. 279a gives a date Oct. 24, 1604, but dates up to 1650 or later occur on subsequent pages.
Some English notes and incipits stated to be in the hand of James Henry Cotton, dean of Bangor (about 1840), occur.
356 pages paginated to '330', some injured.
- Creation: written in the 17th century
Language of Materials
Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Welsh e. 6, pp. 1-2]
MS. Welsh e. 6
Collection ID (for staff)
CMD ID 20141
Welsh historical odes, hymns, etc., written in the 17th century.
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. V, no. 29770.
'Richard Owen, tailor and auctioneer, Carnarvon', 19th century.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Bought at the Joseph Mayer sale on July 19, 1887 (lot 69), for 16s.
On paper; binding, brown leather with raised corner pieces, perhaps about A.D. 1800.
7 3/8 × 5 3/4 in.
- Welsh historical odes, hymns, etc.
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