View digital versions of manuscripts from the early modern period.
Tread the boards with a Cornish play, or study the starts through an astrological text transcribed by Dr John Dee.
Manuscript of a Middle Cornish play about St Ke, discovered in 2000.
A 16th century manuscript by Elis Gruffudd, who attempts to chronicle the history of the world from it's Creation through to 1552.
A volume of astrological texts from the 1490s by Johannes Trithemius (1462-1516) transcripted in 1591 by Dr John Dee (1527-1609).
A manuscript containing music for the lute copied about 1595 and transcripts of poems, elegies and legal miscellanea.
A manuscript containing plays, poems, elegies and miscellaneous notes written in English, Welsh and Latin.
A volume of Welsh cywyddau and awdlau (15th-16th cent.) written by Wmffre Dafis, which includes work by Dafydd ap Gwilym and Guto'r Glyn.
A manuscript shedding light on the subject of working women's dress circa 1600.
Unfinished dialogue in the hand of Morgan Llwyd (1619-1659), author and mystic.
A number of copies of important Welsh manuscripts by Dr John Davies, Mallwyd (c. 1570-1644).
A manuscript (c.1628-48) which includes religious texts, a collection of prose and cywyddau, an essay against conjurers and wizards, popular superstitions and much
A copy, 1669, of History of the Gwydir family by Syr John Wynn (1553-1627).
A volume of cooking and medicinal recipes collected by Merryell Williams of the Ystumcolwyn Estate, Montgomeryshire, towards the end of the 17th century and beginning of the 18th century.
A Cornish dictionary compiled by the scholar Edward Lhuyd at the beginning of the 18th century.
Religious poetry in the hand of William Williams (1717-1791), Wales's most eminent hymnwriter.
A poem by Goronwy Owen (1723-1769), one of Wales's most important eighteenth-century poets.
A volume of pedigrees, poems and antiquarian notes, dated 1766 in the hand of the bard and gentleman Hugh Hughes from Llwydiarth Esgob, Anglesey.
Two well-to-do visitors from England tell of their travels in Wales, 1772 and 1801.
Two manuscripts providing valuable biographical information of Thomas Jones, Pencerrig
Notes by Iolo Morganwg (Edward Williams, 1747-1826) about bards and druids.
Dictionarium Latino-Cambricum Thomas Wiliems Reference: Peniarth MS 228 i
Dictionarium Latino-Cambricum Thomas Wiliems Reference: Peniarth MS 228 ii
Dictionarium Latino-Cambricum Thomas Wiliems Reference: Peniarth MS 228 iii
Trwydded pencerdd Gruffudd Hiraethog Reference: Peniarth MS 194
Epistolau bugeiliol St Paul Reference: NLW MS 17115E
Lewis Morris' De Historia Piscium Reference: NLW MS 24052E
Letters to Abraham Ortelius, 1568-1571 Reference: NLW MS 13187E