File 22B. - Barddoniaeth,

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  • [1651x1800]. (Creation)

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Limp vellum.

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The volume bears the names, among others, of David Price (1755), John Edwards (1755), and N[icholas] Bennett, Glanyrafon. According to a note by J. H. Davies on the fly-leaf, the volume was acquired by Davies from the Glanrafon Collection.

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An imperfect volume containing 'cywyddau', etc. by Thomas Prys, Robt. Lewis, Iolo Goch, Gutto or Glynn, Richard Kynwal, Robt ap Rees Wynn ('o Arianog'), Rowland Vychan, Richard Kynfol, Y Prydydd Hael, Evan Deulwyn, Doctor Sion Kent, Edward Mayelor, D'd ap Gwilim, Tudur Aled, Risiart Gele, Sion Tudur, Simwnt Vychan, Ievan Gethin ap Ie'nn ap Lleision, Evan Lloyd brydydd, Madog Benfras, Howel Gethin, Llowdden, Sion Phillip, Robt. Clidro, Sion Brwynog, Dafydd ap Rys ap Evenni?, D'd ap Edmund, Gruffydd Grvg, Mredydd ap Rees, William Llyn, and Rees Wynne, and anonymous poems; and poems in free metres by Rydderch Roberts and Ifan Llwyd Sieffrey. Later additions include a few medical recipes and copious marginal arithmetical calculations. The text, according to a note by J. H. Davies on the fly-leaf, was used by the writer of NLW MS 717, and the manuscript in fact bears an example of his hand. The spine is lettered 'Poetry'.

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Welsh, English.

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The volume is of the same provenance as Cwrtmawr MS 21B.


Preferred citation: 22B.

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Llyfrgell Genedlaethol Cymru = The National Library of Wales

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  • Text: 22B.
  • Microform: $i - MEICRO CWRTMAWR MSS (RÎL/REEL 11).