File NLW MS 13071B. - Barddoniaeth,

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NLW MS 13071B.




  • [1601x1826]. (Creation)

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95 ff. (many folios missing, some fragmentary).

Repaired and rebound in half vellum.

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A considerable number of personal names, occasionally associated with a claim to ownership of the volume, and miscellaneous jottings have been inserted in margins and blank spaces.

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An imperfect volume, the contents consisting of transcripts, in a hand possibly of the first half of the seventeenth century, of Welsh poems being mainly strict-metre poems in the form of 'cywyddau'. These are numbered and, if the manuscript when complete contained the whole sequence, the folios at the beginning containing poems 1-18 and most of poem 19 are now wanting. Many mid-volume and possibly some end folios are also missing. Poems by the following poets are included - Iolo Goch (2), Siôn y Cent (13 ), Siôn Tydyr, Lewys Morgannwg (5), Davydd Epynt, Ieuanap Rydderch ap Ieuan Llwyd (3), Davydd Ddu Hiraddug, Davydd ap Edmwnt (3), Ieuan Brydydd Hir, Davydd Nannmor, Gytto'r Glynn (2), Lewis i Glynn (3), Gryffydd Llwyd ap Davydd ap Enion, Hyw Llvn, Syrr Philip Emlyn, Lle'n ap Howel ap Ieuan ap Gronw (4), William Egwad, Gwilim Tew, Iorwerth Vynglwyd, Howel Swrdwal, Howel Davydd ap Ieuan ap Res (4), Siôn Brwynog, Ievan Tew Brydydd, Thomas Lle'n, Hyw Davi, Rys Goch 'o Vachgarn', Robert Laia, Ieuan Tew Brydydd Ievanc, Risiart ap Rys, Thomas Derllysg (2), Wiliam Cynvol, Siôn Phylib, Edwart ap Rys, Morys ap Howel, Gwyrfyl verch Howel Vychan, and Meredydd ap Rys. One of the poems by Ieuan ap Rydderch contains stanzas in which Latin and Welsh words are intermingled. There are a few marginal entries by Edward Williams ('Iolo Morganwg').

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Welsh, English, Latin.

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The description is also available in the Handlist of Manuscripts in the National Library of Wales, Volume IV (Aberystwyth, 1971).

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Formerly known as Llanover B. 11.


Preferred citation: NLW MS 13071B.

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Llyfrgell Genedlaethol Cymru = The National Library of Wales

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  • Text: NLW MS 13071B.