File 231A. - Barddoniaeth Huw Morys a Roger Jones, etc.

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Barddoniaeth Huw Morys a Roger Jones, etc.


  • [17 cent., last ΒΌ], [late 18 cent.] (Creation)

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Several personal names have been recorded in the volume e.g. Henry Roberts, William Roberts, John Thomas (1706), Rees Lloyd (1772) and Mair Richards [Darowen] (1856).

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A collection of 'cerddi', 'carolau', 'penillion', etc. in free metres by Hugh Moris and Rogiar Jones and numerous anonymous poems and scraps of verse. Also included are a rental of chief rents of Cynlleth yr Iarll and a rental of the tithe of Llangadwalader, Denbighshire, both undated, and a medical recipe. A note by Dafydd Marpole in Cwrtmawr MS 225, p. 86 attributes the present manuscript to the last quarter of the seventeenth century. Among later additions to the volume are holograph 'englynion' by Joseph Marpole ('yn llegys'), 1779. The spine is lettered 'Gwaith H. Morys a Roger Jones'.

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Welsh, English, Latin.

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The manuscript was possibly No. 31 in the Llansilin Collection (see Trans. Cymm., Vol II, Part IV (1843), 418).


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Preferred citation: 231A.

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Llyfrgell Genedlaethol Cymru = The National Library of Wales

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