'Llyfr Siôn Philip',

Scope and Content

An eighteenth century manuscript described in an inscription in the hand of Edward Williams ('Iolo Morganwg') on a piece of paper now pasted on to a fly-leaf at the beginning as 'Llyfr Siôn Philip o Dre os. Trioedd a phethau eraill', and the contents consist of transcripts of a Welsh poem in the form of a conversation between Age ('Henaint') and Youth ('Ienctyd') and a series of Welsh triads.


Title based on contents.

Formerly known as Llanover B. 28.

Preferred citation: NLW MS 13084B.

Other Finding Aids

The description is also available in the Handlist of Manuscripts in the National Library of Wales, Volume IV (Aberystwyth, 1971).

Custodial History

The inscription 'John Phillip, 1759, His Book, His hand [a]nd pen, his Book amen, 1759' appears at the very end of the volume, and this is probably the Siôn Philip of Tre-os [ parish of Llan-gan, co. Glamorgan] referred to in the note by Edward Williams (see IMCY, tt. 170-71).

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