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Bangor University
Brut y Tywysogion Transcripts and Publication

Reference code(s): GB 0222 BMSS BYT

Held at: Bangor University

Title: Brut y Tywysogion Transcripts and Publication

Short Title: Brut y Tywysogion Transcripts and Publication

Creation date(s): Late 18th century - early 20th century

Level of description: fonds

Extent: 3 items

Name of creator(s): Rev. Evan Evans (Ieuan Fardd), Sir J. E. Lloyd

CONTEXT

Administrative/Biographical history: According to The Oxford Companion to the Literature of Wales , Brut y Tywysogion is a chronicle of the princes, beginning with the death of Cadwaladr Fendigaid in 682 and ending with the death of Llywelyn ap Gruffydd in 1282. The chronicle is found in two versions which are translations of a lost Latin text written as a continuation of Geoffrey of Monmouth's Historia Regum Britanniae .
For further details, consult the published versions, edited by Thomas Jones.

CONTENT

Scope and content/abstract: Two 18th century transcripts of Brut y Tywysogion . One in the hand of Rev. Evan Evans (Ieuan Fardd) and copied from the Red Book of Hergest. The other bears no mark of authorship, but the hand is very similar to the first and has been transcribed from a different version.
Also, a published volume of the work, 1860, which was the working copy of Sir John Lloyd, containing his marginal annotations and corrections.

ACCESS AND USE

Language/scripts of material:

System of arrangement: Incorporated into the General Collection of Bangor Manuscripts

Conditions governing access: Open to all users.

Conditions governing reproduction: Usual copyright conditions apply. Reprographics are made at the discretion of the Archivist.

Finding aids: A typescript catalogue is available at the Archives Department of the University of Wales Bangor. Reference numbers : General Collection of Bangor Manuscripts 8716, 11518-11519

Language codes: wel

ARCHIVAL INFORMATION

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition:

ALLIED MATERIALS

Related material: The Sir J. E. Lloyd Papers are held at the Archives Department of the University of Wales Bangor.

Publication note: Brut y tywysogion . Critical text and translation with introduction and notes by Thomas Jones, 1955.

DESCRIPTION NOTES

Note: Description compiled by Elen Wyn Hughes, March 2003.

Rules or conventions: Created following ISAD(G) and Archives Hub Data Creation Guidelines

Date(s) of descriptions: Prior to 16-11-2004


INDEX ENTRIES
Subjects
Princes | Wales | History
Wales | History | Sources | To 1536

Personal names
Evans , Evan , 1731-1788
Lloyd , John Edward , 1861-1947 , Sir

Corporate names

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