Harleian genealogies

  • Early Welsh
  • Welsh texts
A collection of Welsh genealogies that is uniquely preserved in London, British Library, MS Harley 3859.
  • Early Welsh
Origin: ass. with Owain ap HywelOwain ap Hywel
(b. before 929–d. 988)
King of Deheubarth, son of Hywel Dda.
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Primary sources Text editions and/or modern translations – in whole or in part – along with publications containing additions and corrections, if known. Diplomatic editions, facsimiles and digital image reproductions of the manuscripts are not always listed here but may be found in entries for the relevant manuscripts. For historical purposes, early editions, transcriptions and translations are not excluded, even if their reliability does not meet modern standards.

[ed.] Bartrum, Peter C., Early Welsh genealogical tracts, Cardiff: University of Wales Press, 1966. x + 228 pp.
9–13 and 125–129 (text and notes)
[ed.] Faral, Edmond, La légende arthurienne: études et documents, 3 vols, vol. 3: Documents, Paris: Champion, 1929.
[dipl. ed.] Phillimore, Egerton, “The Annales Cambriae and Old Welsh genealogies, from Harleian MS. 3859”, Y Cymmrodor 9 (1888): 141–183.
Internet Archive: <link>
Phillimore, Egerton, “Errata, etc., in vols. viii and ix”, Y Cymmrodor 10 (1890): 245–248.
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Phillimore, Egerton, “Errata in vols. ix [pp. 158, 298] and x [pp. 19, 219]; in vols x [p. 99] and xi [pp. 26, 50, 39, 56, 79, 85]”, Y Cymmrodor 11 (1892): 102, 246.
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March 2014, last updated: March 2023