File 33B. - Barddoniaeth,

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  • [c. 1665]. (Creation)

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The volume bears the names of several subsequent owners or readers, e.g. Robert Thomas (1720), Robert Dauies ('o Goed ?Erill'), and Edward Dauis ('ye Shoomaker'). According to a note by J. H. Davies on the original brown paper cover the volume was possibly acquired from the library of W. J. Roberts ('Gwilym Cowlyd').

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An imperfect and mutilated manuscript containing 'cywyddau' and 'englynion' by Sion (Jo.) Prichard (a Prichard, ap Risiart), Sion Cent, Morvs ap Howel ap Tvdvr, Huw Morys, Gwerfyl Mechain, Risiart Esgob Dewi [Richard Davies, bishop of St Davids], William Llyn, Huw Llyn, and William Cynwall, and anonymous compositions in strict and free metres, etc. The volume was written c. 1665. On the original brown paper cover is a fragment of a Welsh-English dictionary in the hand of William Gambold (1672-1728), rector of Puncheston and lexicographer.

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Welsh, English, Latin.

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Preferred citation: 33B.

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Llyfrgell Genedlaethol Cymru = The National Library of Wales

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  • Text: 33B.
  • Microform: $i - MEICRO CWRTMAWR MSS (RÎL/REEL 14).