File 228A. - Barddoniaeth,

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228A.

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Barddoniaeth,

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  • [18 cent., second ΒΌ], 1755 (Creation)

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Very many personal names have been recorded on blank pages e.g. Edward Jones, Gwernphilib (1770-83), Jno. Williams, blacksmith, 1776, Moris Edward (1759-87), John Edwards (1780), John Moris (1748-80) and Richard Jones, Wern. The volume eventually passed into the possession of the Richards family of Darowen,and the name of Mary (Mair) Richards appears twice (1830-48).

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A composite volume of the second quarter of the eighteenth century containing English poetry (eclogues, epigrams and epitaphs); Latin poetry (extracts from Cato, Virgil and Ovid, epitaphs and epigrams); and Welsh poetry largely in free metres. The Welsh poems are generally anonymous but some of them, as well as one of the English epitaphs, are assigned to John Morys (Maurice) (1736-47), and there are single compositions by Humph[rey] Owen, B[ardd] C[wsg] (1732), J[ohn] R[hydderch], E[van] W[illiam] and Owen Griff[ydd] (1733). An addition to the volume contains a poem in Welsh by 'Gilielmus Didymus' (1755). . Inscribed in the hand of Mary Richards, Darowen on the inside upper cover: 'Pwy a ddwyn hwn Bydd ei ran gyda Lladron yn Dragwyddol'.

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Welsh, English, Latin.

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Preferred citation: 228A.

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vtls005595456

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ISYSARCHB55

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Llyfrgell Genedlaethol Cymru = The National Library of Wales

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  • Text: 228A.