Triads

Texts from the Triads

A means of presenting legal material – and, indeed other material as well – by listing the material in sentences involving three items. It is possible that the original intention was that this would be a mnemonic aid. There is a lengthy collection of triads in the law manuscripts.
(c)The Principal and Fellows of Jesus College, Oxford

(c)The Principal and Fellows of Jesus College, Oxford



Owen, M. E., ‘Y Trioedd Arbennig’, Bulletin of the Board of Celtic Studies 24 (1970-72), 434-450.

*Owen, M. E., ‘Welsh Triads: An Overview’, Celtica 25 (2007), 225-250.

Powell, E., ‘Floating Sections in the Law of Hywel’, Bulletin of the Board of Celtic Studies 9 (1937-39), 27-34

Roberts, S. E., ‘Tri Dygyngoll Cenedl: The Development of a Triad’, Studia Celtica 37 (2003), 163-182.

*Roberts, S. E., The Legal Triads of Medieval Wales (Cardiff, 2007).

(c)Llyfrgell Genedlaethol Cymru

(c)Llyfrgell Genedlaethol Cymru



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