Law Manuscripts


In the long term, it would be useful to have all of the texts of all law manuscripts available online.

Complete texts are available here for the following manuscripts:

BL Add. 22356, S
A full edition of manuscript S.
MANUSCRIPT S

BL Harleian 1796, Lladin C
A full edition of Latin C. The volume containing the translation can be bought HERE.
LATIN C

NLW Peniarth 259B, Z
A full edition of manuscript Z. With thanks to Brill.
MANUSCRIPT Z

NLW Wynnstay 36, Q
A full transcript of Q.
MANUSCRIPT Q

Other law manuscripts are available through the following projects:

Rhyddiaith Gymraeg o Lawysgrifau'r 13eg Ganrif, Aberystwyth
LINK
Iorwerth - A, B, C, E, Col

Rhyddiaith Gymraeg 1300-1425, Cardiff
LINK
Iorwerth - D, G
Blegywryd - I, J, L, M, N, O, R, T, Bost, Tr, Y
Cyfnerth - Mk, U, V, W, X
Arall - H

Digitised
BostY Drych Digidol
TrTrinity College, Cambridge
YY Drych Digidol
Lladin AY Drych Digidol
Lladin EParker Library


The following manuscripts have not been included as part of these projects, and they are not digitised either.

Iorwerth
K - Peniarth 40
Lew - Peniarth 39

Other
As - Peniarth 175
Most of the text available in Ancient Laws and Institutes of Wales, Book IX, and a comparative text of much of it in Llawysgrif Pomffred.
Mor - Peniarth 36C
The text available in Ancient Laws and Institutes of Wales, Book IX, and a comparative text of much of it in Llawysgrif Pomffred.
F - Peniarth 34

Blegywryd
P - Peniarth 259A Partial copy of Q which is on this website.
Ep - Peniarth 258 Copy of Q, on this website.
Tim - Llanstephan 116
Published by Timothy Lewis, The Laws of Howel Dda from Llanstephan MS. 116, (University of Wales Welsh Texts 1, Llundain, 1912).
Llan - Llanstephan 29

Latin
Lladin B – Cotton Vespasian E XI 1
Lladin D – Rawlinson C 821







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