File NLW MS 12867D. - Barddoniaeth,

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NLW MS 12867D.




  • [1766x1799]. (Creation)

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35 ff., ff. 21 verso, 22 recto, 23 recto, 24 blank.

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The inscriptions 'Cadwaleder Pugh His Book' and 'Evan Evans His Hand 1768' appear on f. 9 verso, and 'Cadwaladr Pugh his hand 17[ ]' on f. 20 verso.

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A composite volume containing transcripts of miscellaneous Welsh poems, some incomplete, in free and strict metre. The original, brown, paper cover is inscribed 'Amryw Gerddi, Cywyddau, Awdlau, &c., o waith y Beirdd. Date 1766', and the contents include free-metre verse ('cerddi', etc.) by 'Brys Bras Brwnt', Robert Williams, Robert Roberts, Dafydd y prydydd Hir (o Lan fair Talhauarn), Maurice ab Robert, Evan Ellis, John Cadwaladr, Hugh Jones (Llangwm), Rouland Jones (? of Pandy, Llanuwchllyn), Rees Jones, and Thomas Edwards; 'cywyddau' by Rice Jones, Edwart Rouland, Griffith Philip, Thomas Prys, Lewis Morice, Richard Phylip, Hugh Lloyd Cynfel, 'Y Cardwr Du', Dafydd ab Gwilim, Siôn Tyddur, Ellis Rowland, John Dafis, Morys Dwyferch (sic), and Richard Edwards; and 'englynion' by Hugh Jones (o Langwm).

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Welsh, English.

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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 Gwern-y-Pant 3.


Preferred citation: NLW MS 12867D.

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Llyfrgell Genedlaethol Cymru = The National Library of Wales

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