Aberystwyth, National Library of Wales, Peniarth MS 10 Ystoria de Carolo Magno and later Welsh poetry

  • Welsh
  • s. xivmed
  • distinct manuscript
  • Welsh manuscripts
  • vellum
Ystoria de Carolo Magno and later Welsh poetry
Collection: GB 0210 MSPENIARTH: Peniarth manuscripts
Peniarth 10
Welsh narrative literature Welsh poetry
Provenance and related aspects
s. xivmed
“The manuscript is written in a mid-fourteenth century rounded textura script” (Rhyddiaith Gymraeg); formerly dated by Evans to the late 15th century. The Welsh verse written over portions of the manuscript is later and has been dated to the 17th century (Evans).
Hands, scribes
Codicological information
UnitCodicological unit. Indicates whether the entry describes a single leaf, a distinct or composite manuscript, etc.
distinct manuscript
7.5 ″ × 5.5 ″
The list below has been collated from the table of contents, if available on this page,Progress in this area is being made piecemeal. Full and partial tables of contents are available for a small number of manuscripts. and incoming annotations for individual texts (again, if available).Whenever catalogue entries about texts are annotated with information about particular manuscript witnesses, these manuscripts can be queried for the texts that are linked to them.


Primary sources This section typically includes references to diplomatic editions, facsimiles and photographic reproductions, notably digital image archives, of at least a major portion of the manuscript. For editions of individual texts, see their separate entries.

[dig. img.] National Library of Wales, National Library of Wales: archives and manuscripts, Online: NLW, ?–present. URL: <>. 
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Dennis Groenewegen
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January 2017, last updated: June 2024