File 39B. - Barddoniaeth,

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  • [18 cent., second ½]. (Creation)

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Among the names recorded in the volume are John Jones, John Parry, Brynllech, John Williams, Brynllech, and Dauid? Jones, Gaergai, all of Llanuwchllyn, and Robert Jones and Evan Jones, both of Ty du. The volume subsequently passed into the library of John Jones ('Myrddin Fardd').

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A composite volume, in four sections, containing annotated transcripts of 'cywyddau' and 'englynion' by Sion Philyp, Wm. Lleyn, Robert Hughes (Ceint bach, 'Rhobyn Ddu Ieuaf o Fon'), Meredydd ab Rhys, Syr Dafydd Trefor, Wm. Wynne ('person Llangynhafal'), [Evan Prichard (Richard)] 'I[euan] Lleyn' ('Ifan Bryncroes'), 'W. Eryri', Ellis Roberts, and Rhys Jones; 'carolau', 'cerddi', 'penillion', etc. in free metres by Lewis Owen, Lewis Morris, Edward Morris, Hugh Roberts, Dafydd Sion James (Dafydd Jones) ('Bookbinder o'r Penrhyn Deudraeth Y Meirion'), Ellis Roberts, Tho. Edwards, Hugh Jones ('o Langwm'), John Thomas ('o Bentre Foelas'), Rice Hughes ('o Ddinam'), Thomas Jones, Robert William, Edward Williams ('o Blwy Gwyddelwern'), Robert Lloyd, Richard Jones, Rhys Jones, and Evan James, and anonymous compositions; and incomplete interludes entitled ['Squire Gaulove a Clarinda'] by John Kadwalader and ['Y Brenin Dafydd a Gwraig Urias'] by [Hugh Jones and John Cadwaladr]. The respective sections are in the hands of Evan Prichard ('Ieuan Lleyn') (written at Llangian, Lleyn, 23-24 January 1797), David Jones ('Dewi Fardd'), Trefriw, Henry Par[r]y, Brynllech [Llanuwchllyn], and [ ] Roberts, Ty du, Parc [Llanycil].

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Preferred citation: 39B.

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Llyfrgell Genedlaethol Cymru = The National Library of Wales

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  • Text: 39B.
  • Microform: $i - MEICRO CWRTMAWR MSS (RÎL/REEL 16).