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Adysgrifau 'Manoethwy',

A composite volume of transcripts in the hand of Owen Jones ('Manoethwy'). The contents include 'cywyddau', 'englynion', 'carolau', etc. by John Cent, Meredydd ab Rhys, Guto o'r Glyn, Gruffydd Hiraethog, [Gruffyth ap Ievan ap Lle'n Vychan], Ieuan ap Gruffydd Leia, Dafydd ab Edmwnt, Sr. Rys ap Hary, Tudur Aled, Ieuan Lla[far], Huw Llwyd Cynfal, [ ] Llwyd, Morys ap Ieuan ap D'd, Hugh ap Morys, Sion Phylip, R[obert] Leiaf, G[ruffydd] P[hilip], Gronwy Owain, Jonathan Hughes, Edward Urien, Rowland Fychan, Ifan Llwyd, Sion Tudur, Dafydd Llwyd Llywelyn ap Gruffydd, Llywelyn ap Gutyn, Syr Rhys Carno, Edward Morys, Wmffre Dafydd ap Ifan, Lewis Owen, Rowland Owen, John Vaughan (Caer-gai), William Phylip, Dafydd Nanmor, Robin Ddu o Fôn, John Owen (1668), Bedo Brwynllysg, Jon. Phylip, Dafydd ab Ifan ab Owen, John Brwynog, Rowland Prys, John Davies ['Siôn Dafydd Las'], Sion Dafydd, Huw Morys, Oliver Roger, Ellis Wynne, Rees Evan, William Hwffra [recte Humphreys], Robert Owen, [Dafydd?] Cadwaladr and Dafydd Dafis, and anonymous poems; 'englynion', etc., mainly by poets of the Richards (Darowen) cycle of friends e.g. [Evan Evans] '[Ieuan] Glan Geirionydd', [William Jones] 'Gwilym Cawrdaf', [Rowland Parry] 'Ieuan Carn Dochan', Evan Jones (Darowen), Sion Powel, [Henry Griffith] 'Harri Goch o Wynedd', E. Lewis ('Ab Dewi'), Robert Parry (Eglwys-bach), [Morris Jones] 'Meurig Idris', Walter Davies ('Gwallter Mechain'), 'I. ab Iorwerth', David Richards ('Dewi Silin'), W. H., John Prys (Pennant Mawddwy), Robert Davies (Nantglyn), [John Jones] 'Myllin', Dafydd Ellis (Llan y Mawddwy), William Owen, John Roberts (Hersedd), [Hugh Jones] 'H[uw] Erfyl', John Morgan [Glanfread, Ceredigion], Evan Evans (Arwydd yr Arth, Trallwm), [John Jones] 'Ioan Tegyd', [Benjamin Jones] 'P. A. Mon', Lewis Williams (Cefn Bachedydd), John Blackwell ('Alun'), etc., and anonymous poems; letters from W[alter] D[avies] ('Gwallter Mechain') to the Reverend T[homas] Richards, Berriew School, 1824, and John Blackwell ('Alun') to D[avid] Richards, Llansilin, undated, a pedigree of Dr John Davies, 'person Mallwyd'; 'Achau y Brenin' [a pedigree of King Edward VI]; essays on 'Cywyddau Serch', 'Araith Gwgan' and 'Cyfeillach' (1862); etc. Much of the material has been transcribed from Cwrtmawr MSS 207, 238, and 243. The volume is lettered 'Mannoethwy MSS'.

Adysgrifau 'Manoethwy',

A composite volume of transcripts in the hand of Owen Jones ('Manoethwy'). The contents include 'cywyddau', 'awdlau', 'englynion', 'carolau' and 'cerddi' by Ifan Tew Brydydd, Hari ap Howel alias Harri Hir, Wiliam Cynwal, Sion Tudur, Morus Dwyfech, Gruffudd Hiraethog, Sr. Dafydd Llwyd Ysgolhaig, Llywelyn ap Gytyn, Guto'r Glyn, Hywel D'd Bevan ap Rhys ('o Sir Fon'), Rhydderch ap Sion, Dafydd Nanmor, Rhys Goch o Eryri, Huw Arwystl, Morys ap Ifan ap Einion ('Morus Dwyfach Medd MS arall') Sr. Dafydd Trefor ('Dr. John Kent ... Medd MSS M.P.', 'Sion Dafydd Trefor ... Medd MSS L.O.'), Howel ap Reinalld, Mredydd ap Rhys, Gruffudd D'd ap Howel, Rhisiart ap Howel Da 'Beinion, Bedo Phylip Bach ('Rhai a ddywaid mae Deio ap I'n Du ai Cant... '), Huw Pennant, Sion y Kent, Lewis Glyn Cothi, Edward Maelor '('Mae'n debig mae Edward ap Rhys Maelor ydyw Hwn... '), Dafydd ap Gwilim, Iolo Goch, Simwnt Vychan, Sr. Huw Jones ('Vicar Llanfair ynyffryn Clwyd'), Tudur Aled, Dafydd Llwyd ap Llew ap Gruff., Sion Brwynog, Iorwerth Fynglwyd, Taliesyn Aneurin G[wawdrydd], Maer Glas ('medd rhai'), Robin Ddu, Owain Twna, Dafydd Gorllech, Ifan Brydydd Hir, Edward [ap Rhys], Ie : Dyfi, Llywelyn ap Owain, Thomas Prys ('o Blasiolyn Esquire'), Edmund Prys, G[ruffydd] Philip, W. Elias (1730), Owain Gruffydd, Gruffydd Nannau (1654), Owain Gwynedd, Thomas Owen (1730), William Llyn, Tudur Penllyn, Huw Kae Llwyd, Llywelyn Goch Amheurig Hen, Edward Davies (Rhiwlas), Rich. Abram, Moris ab Evan ab David, Cadwaladr Roberts (ab Robert), Dafydd ab Sienkin, Richard [Davies] ('Esgob Dewi'), Ragiar [sic] Kyffin, Huw Morys, Arthur Jones (1734), Mathew Owain, Ellis Cadwaladr, Moris Rhobert ('o Sir Feirionydd'), Thomas Davies ('o Sir Drefaldwyn'), Robert Cadwalad[r] ('o Blwy Pennant'), Richd. Thomas D'd ('o Sir Fon'), Richard Ffoulkes, John Edwards, John Hughes, Moris ab Evan ap Dafydd ('o Lanoge'), Sion Ffoulke, Sion ab William Griffith ('o Lanfihangel ... '), Sion Phylip, G[ruffudd] Leiaf, D. Sion, W[iliam] Phylip, Rhisiart Philyp, H. ab Evan, [John Davies] 'Sion Davydd Las', Lewis Owain, Morgan Dafydd, Edwart Morris and Robert Klidro, and anonymous poems; 'englynion', etc. by contemporary poets, largely of the Richards (Darowen) circle of friends e.g. John Evans ('Ioan Maelor'), W[alte]r Davies ('Gwallter Mechain'),' R[ober]t Davies ['Bardd Nantglyn'], 'G. Brwynog', R[owland] P[arry] (Carndochan), H. K. (1851), Phoebe neu Eunice Jones (Llynlleifiad), [Peter Jones] 'Pedr Fardd', [William Edwards] 'Gwilym Padarn', [Morris Jones] 'Meurig Idris' and J. Blackwell ('Alun'), and anonymous poems; 'Sidanen Or a Song in Praise of the Glorious Queen Elizabeth' by Edward ap Rhys Wynne ap William Prys of Clygyrog, 'The meritorious gratulation of Esqr. Strangways to Llangedwyn ...' by John Davies, and anonymous English poems; prose texts, in some cases two copies, of 'Tri thlws ar ddeg o Frenindlysau Ynys Brydain ... ', 'Drygioni Medd'dod', 'Dewis bethau Howel lygad Cwsg', 'Trws'neiddrwydd Gruffydd ap Adda ap D'd', 'Achau Llewelyn ap Gruffydd y Tywysog diwaethaf o'r Cymru', 'Ymddiddanion ffraethion Cynhengras a fu rhwng y Pawn bach o Wickwair yn y Rhôs Is Conwy a Gwgon o Gaer Einion y Mhowys. A elwir yn gyffredin Araith Wgon', 'Cronigl Cymru a Lloy(e)gr yn amgyffred fal y treuthir isod' (with an additional 'narration' by Rice Jones), 'Taliesin a'i traethodd', 'Rhwng Merddin a Gwenddydd ei chwaer' and 'Merddin a Gwenddydd', 'The Most noted Poems in Mr Bulkeley of Brynddu's Collection' (now NLW MS832); 'An account of the wages paid the workemen for raissing a fence upon Ceiriog under Pentre gwyn a Tenem[en]t of the Hond. John Myddelton Esqr.', with a covering letter from Richd. Ffoulkes (transcribed from Cwrtmawr MS 222, p. 57v.); a power of attorney from Oliv[er] Thomas, Shrewsbury, yeoman to John Thomas Rees, Llanymowthwey, Merioneth, yeoman, 1674 (original in Cwrtmawr MS 222, p. 61) and a letter relating thereto from Robert Vaughan, Salop to John Thomas Rees (original in Cwrtmawr MS74, No. 3); records of the births and baptisms, 1712-33 [at Llansilin], of the children of Richard Ffoulkes (original in Cwrtmawr MS 222, p. 60v); transcripts of fifty-nine letters of Walter Davies ('Gwallter Mechain'), 1793-1831 and undated, largely addressed to Thomas Richards at Berriew and Llangynyw; a prospectus, 1793, of 'Celtic Remains' in two volumes, the first by 'the Late Lewis Morris Esq.' and the second by Walter Davies, All-Souls College, Oxford; letters largely to Thomas Richards, Berriew and Llangynyw or David Richards ('Dewi Silin') from Peter Bayley Williams, Llanrug, 1828, John Jones ('Tegyd'), Christ Church, Oxford, 1819-22 and undated, W[illiam van Mildert] bishop of Llandaff, 1822, D. Davies, Chester, 1825, Wm. Owen Pughe, London, 1812-19, Ebenezer Thomas ('Eben Fardd'), Llangybi, 1824, Robt. Parry ('Robyn Ddu Eryri'), 1824 and undated, Tho. Jones, Long Acre, London, 1825, W. Owen ('Eos Glan Hafren'), Newtown, 1824, John Roberts, Tremeirchion, 1822, Robt. Davies ['Bardd Nantglyn'], 1825 and undated, and A[neurin] Owen, [Nantglyn], 1821; a list of titles and first couplets of the poems of Dafydd ap Gwilym; 'Llyma henwe y 24 brenin or brutanied... ' (originally from a manuscript of William Thomas, Llanallgo). Inset at the end of the volume are transcripts of Montgomeryshire pedigrees, etc. Much of the material in the volume has been transcribed from other volumes now in the Cwrtmawr Collection (e.g. MSS 200, 222, 242 and 243) and there are references to such sources as 'un o lyfrau Maesglas Mallwyd' (transcribed in 1857) (p. 269), a manuscript in the hand of Robert Arthur (p. 342), 'Llyfr ym meddiant Lowri Jones' (p. 380), etc. A note pasted on the inside of the upper cover states 'This Vol. was copied by Owen Jones (brother of Myrddin Fardd) from a MS Vol. ... in the handwriting of Lewis Morris [Cwrtmawr MS 200] now at Bryntanad, Llanerfyl Montgomerys[hire] (Richards) E. Breese'. Owen Jones was for a short time a private tutor at BrynTanad (see The Dictionary of Welsh Biography). The spine is lettered 'Mannoethwy MSS'.

'Ail Biser Sioned',

  • NLW MS 9047A.
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A collection of poems, medical and veterinary recipes, and miscellanea entitled 'Ail Biser Sioned sef Casgliad Cadwalader Davies [Gwyddelwern] wrth ei bleser . . .', with some additions. The poems include 'carolau', 'cerddi', 'cywyddau' and 'englynion' by Hugh Morys, Dafydd Nanmor, Maredudd ap Rhys, William Wynne, John [Siôn] Cadwaladr, Jonathan Hughes, Lewis Morris ('Llywelyn Ddu'), Ellis Roberts, Rees Ellis, Roger Thomley, Ellis Cadwaladr, Matthew Owen, Edmwnd Prys, Dafydd Manuel and others. A valentine from Cadwaladr Davies to Jane Jones is dated 14 February 1749.

Davies, Cadwaladr, b. 1704

Amryw gerddi,

A miscellaneous collection of poetry including an incomplete 'pryddest' on the story of Kulhwch and Olwen written on the backs of sheets of a Birkenhead list of voters, 1876; a carol by D[avid] Lewis ('Ap Ceredigion'); a poem entitled 'Sion fy Nhaid' and a hymn by Henry Rowlands ('Henri Myllin'); a poem entitled 'Trefaldwyn' by J. R. Williams ('Tryfanwy'); poems entitled 'Gwlaw Sdiniog' and 'Cyfrinach y Tannau' by Robert Roberts ('Isallt'); an elegy on the death of Evan E. Owen, Assheton House, Ebenezer, 1883; a fragment of a song entitled 'Priodas yr Oen'; 'englynion' on Pont y Benglog taken from Tywysog Cymru, 15 Tach. 1832; English poems entitled 'The Burial of Abel', 'America', and 'Go Forward'; and selections from the writings of Rhys J. Huws written on the back of circulars relating to his Testimonial Fund, 1917.

Amryw,

Miscellaneous poetry- 'Hiraeth am fy hen Wlad'; 'Cywydd i'w Fawrhydi Sior IV ar ei daith i ymweled a Chymru . . . 1821', by David Owen ('Dewi Wyn o Eifion'); 'Carol Nadolig' by W. Parry, Panthwfa; and two sheets (pp. 57-60) from an eighteenth century manuscript containing 'cywyddau' by Wiliam Llŷn.

Wyn, Dewi, 1784-1841

Barddoniaeth

A volume which belonged in 1791 to Evan Thomas, who is said to have been superintendent of the Penrhyn Quarry, Caernarvonshire, and afterwards to Michal Prichard and others. It contains 'Carol plygain', 'Cerdd Newydd o Gwynfan y Bardd au Berwig wedi Colli ei Wallt mewn Clefyd ...' by David Jones, Llanfair Dyffryn Clwyd, 'Carol yw ganu ar agoriad y Melinydd ...' by Gryffydd Williams, etc.

Thomas, Evan, fl. 1791

Barddoniaeth Huw Morys a Roger Jones, etc.

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'.

Barddoniaeth Huw Morys, etc.

A collection of 'cerddi', 'carolau', etc. by Hugh Morris, together with a 'cerdd' by Huw Jones, Llangwm, a 'cerdd' by the Reverend Walter Davies ['Gwallter Mechain'], anonymous 'englynion, 'carolau' and some financial accounts, 1805 and undated. The volume is in the hand of Huw Jones, Llangwm, with a few later additions by Elizabeth Maurice and by Mary Richards, Darowen. It belonged to Thomas Powel, 1804, and Martha Powel, 1805, and also bears the names of Henry Powel, 1756, John Jones, carpenter, Pentregayr [Oswestry] and Martha Edwards.

Barddoniaeth Huw Morys, etc.

A manuscript of the second quarter of the eighteenth century containing 'carolau', 'cerddi', 'Ymddiddanion' and 'dyrïau' by Huw Morris, with a number of poems by Ellis Cadwalader, Edward Davies ('o Rhiwlas'), Evan Vaughan ('o Gastellmoch'), Cadwalad[r] ap Robert, Moris Rhobert ('o sir feirionydd'), Thomas Davies ('o sir Drefaldwyn'), Arthur Jones, Robert Cadwalad[r] ('o Blwy Pennant'), Richd. Thomas D'd ('o Sir Fon'), Mathew Owen, Thomas Robert ('o Lyn Ceiriog'), Richard Foulkes? and John Edwards, and anonymous poems; a 'cywydd' and 'englynion' by Rich[ard] Abram, Moris ap Evan ap David, Hugh Morrys, Edward Morris ('or Perthi Llwidion'), Richard [Davies] ('Esgob dewi') and Ragiar [sic] Kyffin; English verses by John Davies and John Hughes, and anonymous poems; an account, 1736, of wages paid the workmen for raising a fence upon [the river] Ceiriog 'under pentre gwyn a Tenem[en]t of the Hond. John Myddelton Esq. [of Chirk Castle]', together with a copy of a covering letter to John Myddelton from Richd. Foulkes; ... L[l]ythur y mae yr gair amdano mai Du[w] ... ai ysgrifenodd ai law i hun y rhwn a gaed ta[n] gareg mewn Tref ai henw Mae Kwmbe ...'; and entries of birth and baptism, 1712-32/3 [at Llansilin] of the children of Richard Foulks [of Rhiwlas] and Jane Griffith, his wife. Bound in at the end of the volume is an original power of attorney, 1674, of Oliver Thomas of Shewsbury [sic], Salop, yeoman, authorising his brother Thomas Rees of Llanymowthwey, Montgomeryshire, yeoman, to sue or to compound persons subscribed for specified debts (backed for the purpose of repairing by a printed prospectus of Robert Davies ('Bardd Nantglyn'): [Diliau Barddas, Dinbych, 1827]). The manuscript is written in several hands, among them that of Richard Foulks.

Barddoniaeth,

An imperfect composite volume largely in the hand of David Rowland, Bala, and begun by him probably in 1757. It includes 'cywyddau' and other poems in strict metres by Owen Griffith (Gruffudd), Gwerfil Vachan ('Gwyrfyl merch Howel Vaughan o flodwal', 1590), Tudur Aled, Mr William Wynne, David ab Gwilim, Edward Maurice, Owen Gwynedd, Ned Rowland, Rowland Hughes 'or Graienun' (1758, 1776), Taliesin, Sr Roger, John David, Meredyth ap Reec, Humphrey Dafydd ab Evan, Dafudd Nanmor, Robert Lewis (1767), Robert William(s) (1768), Rice Jones 'or Blaene' (1774), etc.; poems in free metres ('carolau', 'dyriau', 'tribannau', etc.) by Maurice Richard, Robert Sion Evan (1668), Rowland Hughes, Lewis Morris ['Llywelyn Ddu o Fôn'], Hugh Hughes ['Y Bardd Coch o Fôn'], Gwilim ab Ierwerth (William Edwards 'o Lanfawr'), John Dafudd lâs ('pan oedd yn gwisgo Lifre Hugh Nanau Esqr.'), Ellis Roberts, William Pirs Dafydd, and Hugh Jones (Llangwm), together with several anonymous 'cerddi'; and prose texts comprising an extract from the parish register of 'Tre Gwayan', Anglesey, 2 March 1581[/2] ('Fe fu farw hen wr ymhlwu Tregauan yn Sir Fôn un William ab Howel ab Dafydd ab Ierwerth, ai oed yn : 105 : o flynyddoedd, ag fe fu yn briod dair gwaith ...'), traditional lore in connection with two lakes in Snowdonia ('yn yr Ryri') called 'y Dulyn' and 'ffynnon y llyffaint' (... 'allan o hên lyfre Thomas Price o Blâs Iolyn Esqr'), 'Rhinwedd y Ceiliog', 'Dyma hanes Peilatus ap Jerus' ('medd llyfr Antwn o Went'), 'Dyma Hannes yn dangos fel yr aeth Joseph i brynu lliain gan Sydonia I amdoi Corph Crist', 'Dechreu Araeth Wgan', and an anecdote testified by Richard ap John 'o Llanganhafal yn nyffryn Clwyd' concerning a five years' old boy of Llanfachreth in Merioneth who in 1615 could play the harp 'yn Gynghaneddol Gowir Dane'. There is also a list, in a later hand, of preachers and their texts at a [Methodist Association, c. 1800, and an inset of 12 pp. in the hand of 'Huw ap Huw' [i.e. Hugh Hughes, 'Y Bardd Coch o Fôn' containing elegies to Lewis Morys ['Llywelyn Ddu o Fôn'] by Gronwy Owen and the scribe. The volume is lettered 'Cerddi Cymraeg'.

Barddoniaeth,

A composite and imperfect volume containing 'carolau' and 'cerddi' by Hughe Morris (Morys) (1685) and Edward Morys, 'cywyddau' by Edward Morys, Dafydd Llwyd ab Llywelyn ap Gruffuth o Fathafarn and John Evan, Klywedog (1644), 'englynion' by Edward Rowland, Sion Cain and S'r Morgan, and anonymous or incomplete 'carolau', 'penillion', 'englynion' and 'cywyddau'.

Barddoniaeth,

Two composite volumes of the second half of the eighteenth and of the early nineteenth century containing 'cerddi', 'englynion', 'carolau' and 'penillion Malendein' by Hugh Moris, Rees Lloyd, Arthur Jones, Mathew Owen, Jonathan Hughes, John Rees ('o Lanrhauadr'), Hugh Jones (Llangwm), Morus ap Robert (Bala), Richard Sion Sieng[cin], Robert Evan ('Y Jeinier'), David Marpole, Lewis Morus ('o sir fôn'), Mr Gronwy Owen ('o fôn'), Edward Moris ('or Perthi Llwydion'), Robert Evans ('o Landrillo'), Michel Prichard, Clydro, John Cadwaladr, Harri Parri, Thomas Edwards, Edwart Parry, John Edwards ('o Landrillo'), Robert Evan ('o feifod'), Rees Jones, Rouland Hughes ('or bala'), Robert Thomas, Daniel Jones ('o Rywabon'), Robert Ragad, Waltar Davies, Evan Williams ('Clochydd Llanmihangel'), Morris Jones ('or Talwrn o ymul Llanfyllin'), Lewis 'or Rydonen' (o Blwy Llantysilio') Hugh Hug[he]s, Edward Rowland, Ellis Robert(s), Harri (Henry)' Humphreys, 'Meibion Sioned' ('or Coed bychain'), Edward Jones ('or ty'n y Celyn o blwy Potffari'), Evan James ('o Lanfachreth'), Dafydd Dafis (David Davies), Richard [Davies] ('Esgob Dewi'), Roger Kyffin, Cadwalader Roberts, Marged Ffoulkes ('o Rhywlas'), Ellis Cadwalader, David Evans ('o Dre Lledrod ymlhwy Llansilin'), Mr Tos. Jones ('vicar Hirnant') ('englynion' (3) in English), William Jones ('o Gynwyd'), Moris ab Evan ab Dafydd, and Robert Hughes ('o Grauanun'), together with anonymous compositions. There are references to and compositions relating to interludes in vol. i, 91, 115, 156, and 165. The volumes are largely in the hand of Rees Lloyd, Nant Irwen.

Barddoniaeth,

An imperfect volume of 'cywyddau', a few 'englynion' and a carol by William Sion ab Dafydd, Roger Kyffin, Sion Ffylip, William Llyn, Tydyr Aled, John Morgans, John Prichart Prees, Iolo Goch, Edward Moris (corrected to Sion Tydur), Robt. Edward, D. ab Edw[ard], Richard Phylip, Griffith Parry, John Davis, and Sion Dafydd Sienkin. The volume may be in the hand of John Pughe of Kedris, whose name occurs twice: 'John Pughe his hand 1731', (p. 12) and 'John Pughe of Kedris his hand 1732' (p. 16).

Barddoniaeth,

A composite volume containing transcripts of Welsh free- and strict-metre poems in the hand of Edward Williams ('Iolo Morganwg'). Pp. 23-398 contain Welsh strict-metre poems, mainly in the form of 'cywyddau', attributed to Syr Gruffudd Fychan, Lang. Lewys, Siôn Dafydd Las . . . 'o Lanuwchlyn', Gwilym ap Ieuan Hen, Siôn Cent, Simwnt Fychan, Siôn Philip, Dafydd ap Gwilym, Llawdden, Dafydd Llwyd ap Llywelyn ap Gruffudd, Huw Machno, Iolo Goch, Gruffudd Dafydd ap Hywel, Edward ab Raf ab Robert, ? Dafydd o'r Nant sef Dafydd Wiliams, offeiriad Llanfrynach ym Morganwg, ? Dafydd Nanmor, Edmund Prys, Syr Siôn Leiaf, Tudur Penllyn, Wiliam Llyn, Madog Benfras, Llywelyn ap Meredyth ap Ednyfed sef Lle'n Llogell 'o Farchwiail', Rhys ap Dafydd Llwyd ap Llywelyn Llygliw, Rhys Goch 'o Eryri', Ieuan Gethin ab Ieuan ab Lleision, Thomas ab Ieuan ab Rhys, Casnodyn Fardd, Gutto'r Glynn, Iorwerth Fynglwyd, Wiliam Egwad, ?Rhys Brydydd 'o Dir Iarll', ?Rhys Du Brydydd, Ieuan Tew Ieuanc, Syr Thomas Jones 'o Lan Deilo Bertholeu', Lewys Morganwg, Tomas Lewys . . . 'o Lechau ym Mhlwyf Llanhari', Thomas Llywelyn 'o Regoes', ? Syr Dafydd Llwyd Llywelyn, Sippyn Cyfeiliawg, Hywel Llwyd, Lewys Glynn Cothi, Ieuan ap Hywel Swrdwal, Gruffudd Vychan ap Gruffudd ap Ednyfed, Siôn ap Howel ap Llywelyn Fychan, Lewys Môn, Richard Philip, Siôn Dafies, person Garthbeibio, sef y Dr. Dafies o Fallwyd, Rhys Llwyd ab Rhys ab Rhiccert, Llywelyn Moel y Pantry, Dafydd Benwyn, Gruffudd Llwyd ap Gronw Gethin, Owain ap Siôn ap Rhys, Huw Cae Llwyd, Grufludd Hiraethog, Cadwaladr ap Rhys Trefnant, Siôn ap Hywel Llywelyn Fychan, Deio ap Ieuan Du, Rhys Nanmor, Ieuan Tew Hynaf, Rowland Fychan 'o Gaergai', ? Rhisiart Iorwerth, Rhys Cain, Rhys Meigen, Thomas Carn, ? Hywel Dafydd ap Ieuan ap Rhys, and Thomas Lewys 'o Lechau Llannwonno'. There are occasional annotations by [Edward Williams] 'Iolo Morganwg' and the 'cywydd' attributed to Casnodyn Fardd (pp. 127-32) is followed (pp. 133-4) by notes mentioning a Glamorgan tradition which linked the name of that poet with the origin of the 'cywydd' measure. Pp. 236-8 contain a first-line index to the poems on pp. 239-360. Pp. 399-546 are devoted to poems attributed to Siencin Lygad Rhawlin, Dafydd o'r Nant, Hopcin y Gweydd 'o Fargam', Thomas Llywelyn 'o Regoes', Syr Tomas Jones, ofleiriad Llandeilo Bertholeu, Syr Huw Dafydd 'o Gelli Gaer', Rhys Goch o Dir Iarll ab Rhiccert ab Einion ab Collwyn (twenty poems), Hopcin Twm Philip 'o'r Gelli Fid', Syr Siôn ap Morys, Siôn Lewys Richard 'o blwyf Llangrallo', ? Ifan Huw 'o Ystrad Owain', Dafydd Nicolas 'o Aberpergwm', ? Huw Llwyd 'o Lancarfan', ? Twm ab Ifan ab Rhys, Hywel Llwyd 'o Lancarfan', Wil Tabwr, Gronw Wiliam, Morgan Pywel, Gwilym Tew, Thomas Morgan 'o'r Tyle Garw', Edward ab Efan 'o Benn y Fai', Llywelyn ab Hywel ab Ieuan ap Gronw 'o Lantrisaint' alias Llelo Llantrisaint, Thomas Llywelyn, ficar Llancarvan, Edward Matthews . . . 'o blwyf Llangrallo', and Sioni'r Maeswn Dimmai. There are occasional notes by [Edward Williams] 'Iolo Morganwg' and p. 419 contains a list of the titles of the twenty poems attributed to Rhys Goch ab Rhiccert (pp. 421-54 ). A square slip of brown paper inscribed 'Hen Garolau a gasglwyd yng Ngwynedd' has been pasted on to p. 547 and this is followed on pp. 551-610 by a series of thirty numbered 'carolau' the majority unattributed and some attributed to Huw Dafydd, Thomas Evans, Syr Lewys ab Huw, Llywelyn ab Hywel ab Ieuan ab Gronw, Llywelyn ab Hwlcyn 'o Fôn', Dicc Hughes, R. Hughes, and Richard Hughes (? whether the last three named were the same person). Pp. 611-33 contain three poems two of which are attributed to Huw ap Wiliam ap Dd. ap Gronw and Siôn Morys.

'Iolo Morganwg'.

Barddoniaeth,

A manuscript of 'englynion', 'carolau', 'cerddi', 'penillion', etc. by Edward Maurise, Hugh Jones (Llangwm), Mr [William] Wynne (Llangynhafel [sic]), Mathew Owen, Edward Rowland, 'Prydudd Cystyllen', Maurice Roberts (Probert) (Bala), Robt Jones (Penrhiw Dwrch, Llaniwllyn), Thomas Gryffydd, John David Las, Dicc. Abraham, Robert Lewys, Rowland David, Robt. Thomas, Ro[wlan]d Jo[ne]s, John Niccolas ('or Llysendy'?), Hugh Lloyd Cynfel, Hugh Maurice, Efan Dew, Wm. Llyn, Sion Phylip, Bedo Hafesb, Simon Sion [Jones] (Blaen y Cwm Gynllwyd), John Cadwalader, Ellis William ('or wergloddu'), Thomas Evans, Llewelun Jones, Llywelyn Cadw[alad]r?, Lewis Jones (Tymawr), John Fychan, Dafydd Manuel, and Lewis or plas, together with anonymous compositions. The volume has an obvious association with the Llanuwchllyn area of Merioneth. The greater part of it was written apparently by Richard Hughes, Pentre, circa 1761.

Barddoniaeth,

A volume compiled by, and in the hand of, David Evans ('Dewi Glan Llugwy'), Dolgellau, formerly of Llanrwst, containing a collection of 900 unpublished 'penillion' ('Casgliad o Benillion Cymreig, Anghyoeddedig') which was awarded the prize at Rhuddlan Eisteddfod, 1850, under the pseudonym of 'Diwyd', together with a report of the adjudication; a second collection of 285 and some unnumbered 'penillion' compiled at Llanrwst after the completion of the first; a collection made at Llanrwst, 1865, of 'cywyddau', 'englynion', 'awdlau', 'carolau', 'penillion' and hymns ('Casgliad o hen Farddoniaeth') by Dafydd Llwyd ap Ll'n ap Gryffydd, Cutto'r [sic] Glyn, Rhys Goch Eryri, Gruffydd Llwyd Dafydd ap Einion Lygliw, Huw Arwystl, William Lleyn, Rowland Fychan, Caergai, William Byrchinshaw, E[dward] Kyffin, Simmwnt Fychan, Hopcin ab Thomas ap Einion ('o ynys Dawy'), Rhys Jones ('o'r Blaenau'), Morris Powell, Rosier Cyffin, William Morris, Gwerfil Goch ('neu Mynor Vychan Caer Gai'), H. Hughes ('Y Bardd Coch o Fon'), [Evan Evans] ('Ifan Brydydd Hir'), [Edward Richard] ('Iorwerth Rhisiard'), Roger y Gweydd, Dafydd Benwyn, Llywelyn ab Rossers ('o Sain ffagys'), Sion Brwynog, Hugh Lloyd Cynfal, Huw Ceiriog, Huw Llyn, Huw Pennant, Ieuan Tew, Bedo Hafhesb, Sion Tudur, Owen Gwynedd, Dafydd o'r Nant, Lewis Morris ['Llywelyn Ddu o Fôn'], [John Davies] ('Sion Dafydd Las'), Syr Rhys, William Phillip, William Elias, Ieuan Lleyn, Dafydd Nanmor, Cadwaladr Cesail, Huw Ifan ab Huw, John Ifans, John Williams, Llangwm, Humprey [sic] Owen, John Rhydderch, Dafydd Manuel, John Prichard, Dafydd Jenkin, Meurig Llwyd, Michael Prichard, Llanllyfni, Robert Edward Lewis, Hugh Gruffydd, Rhys Cain, Dafydd ap Edmwnt, Edmunt Prys, David Evans, Llanfair, Goronwy Owen, Henry Humpreys [sic], Rees Llwyd, Ap Ioan, John Morgan, M.A. (1714), Ellis Wynn, Lasynys, Tudur Aled, Thomas Prys, Plas Iolyn, Dafydd Williams (1650), William Sawndwr ('o Landaf'), Rhisiart Phylip, Gwerfyl Mechain, Margaret Jones (1734), Rowlant Hugh ('o'r Graienyn'), Sion Cain, D[avid] Jones ('Dewi ab Sion') ('Dewi Fardd'), Howel Pirs, John Richards ('o'r Fryniog'), Hugh Jones, Llangwm, Margrad Llwyd Ragad, Sion Richard ('o'r Garth'), and Thomas Edwards ('Twm o'r Nant'), together with anonymous poems (including one signed 'Nis gwyddai Sion Llannor Pwy a'i Cant'); 'Perllan Clwyd', being a collection made at Llanrwst, 1856, of poetry, poetical reminiscences, and witty sayings ('Casgliad o Farddoniaeth yn Cynwys Carolau Cerddi Englynion a Man Gofion Barddonol ac hefyd Ffraeth Ddywediadau') of Thomas Edwards ('Twm o'r Nant'), together with a poem ('cân') by William Jones, Cefn Berain, Llanefydd ('Yn gymaint ac na allaf gyd fyned a chwi yn eich Canu diweddaf i'r offeiriadau ...'), and an index to first lines of Gardd o Gerddi (Merthyr [1846]) and five interludes by Thomas Edwards. The collection entitled 'Casgliad o hen Farddoniaeth' contains a section transcribed from manuscripts ('o hen ysgrifau') of David Jones ('Dewi Fardd'), Trefriw, including much of the material contained in Cwrtmawr MS 98.

Barddoniaeth,

Miscellaneous poems, including a fragment of a poem by Hughe Hughes, Llwydiarth Esgob; a pencil copy of 'Beth sy'n hardd ?', with a translation into English ('What is Beautiful?'), 'Bedd fy Chwaer', 'Dymuniad yr Eneth Glaf', and a letter by J. H. Hughes ('Ieuan o Leyn'), Ruabon, 1887; 'Carol ar Gonceat Gwyr y Gogledd' by Edward Jones, Maesyplwm; 'Llinellau a gyfansoddwyd ar yr achlysur o briodi Mr. Jno. Jones o Lanfyllin a Miss Jones o'r Fronheulawg, yn swydd Feirionydd, Rhagr. 28, 1827' by Hugh Jones ('Erfyl'); an extract from Sir John Wynn's History of the Gwydir Family, including Rhys Goch o'r Yri's poem to Robert ap Meredith; a 'cywydd Annerch Eisteddfod Penmorfa, 1795' and 'Cerdd i'w chanu ar y mesur a elwir White Chalk dan yr enw Cwynfan yr Awen', by J. R., Ty Du; a poem by Samuel Roberts ('S.R.'), to 'Sir Watkin Williams Wynn, Baronet, M.P., and his Lady, when passing-on a fine evening-through the beautiful Vale of Llanbrynmair', with a covering letter by his father, John Roberts, 1827; 'Englynion a luniwyd wrth ddarllen Joseph, Llywodraethwr yr Aifft, gwaith Mr. D. Ionawr, Gorph 6d. 1809', and 'Englynion i Gastell Caernarfon' by David Thomas, and a copy of 'Canu penrhydd i Gastell Caernarfon' by Huw Morys; a poem on 'The Day of Judgment', by 'Bleddyn ap Cynfyn'; and a copy of 'Can ddifyfyr lawen gan y Bardd Diawen a elwir Y Coch Owen'.

Barddoniaeth, achau, etc.,

A composite manuscript lettered 'BARDDONIAETH &c.' on the spine. The volume, which contains 'englynion', 'carolau' and pedigrees, is written for the most part (ff. 1-52 verso and 75 verso-101 verso) by Wiliam Dafydd Llywelyn of Llangynidr (c. 1520-1606) (cf. NLW MS 15542B). Another hand is responsible for ff. 53- 75, but Wiliam Dafydd Llywelyn appears to have annotated this middle section. Folio 6 verso carries an eighteenth century list of payments, and folio 7 verso is blank. The contents are: ff. 1-2 verso, part of the story of 'Trystan ac Esyllt' (cf. 'englynion' 9 to 28 in Ifor Williams, 'Trystan ac Esyllt', The Bulletin of the Board of Celtic Studies V, pp. 118-21); ff- 3-5v, a religious carol beginning 'hanpych well y gaua[. . .] . . .', with each stanza ending 'ora tu pro nobys'; f. 6 recto-verso, 'englynion': one by Huw Arwestl beginning 'medru tewi weithie yes medria[d] [sic] gydwedd . . .', as well as three written in praise of the song-thrush by Dauydd llwyd Mathe, 1581, Dafudd Benwyn, and Wm Mydleton; f. 8 recto-verso, a short extract of religious prose beginning 'Jessv grist yn keidwad y godoedd o feirw y fyw . . .'; f. 8 verso, an 'englyn' 'pen ddarffo rifo y ryfic, ymgais . . .'; ff. 9-46, 'Dyma englyn[ion ] . . .', a series of 226 'englynion' based on proverbs and epigrams, the first beginning '[D]auparth gwaith ganwaith rag wynebdychryn . . .', 'per Tho[mas] ap Hughe de Ewyas', the epigram or proverb is rubricated oftener than not; ff. 46 verso-48, '[ ] englynion y datts', beginning 'dau .cc. a v. mil digwyn / ont dayfis . . .'; f. 48 recto-verso, five 'englynion' beginning 'Un sir ar bymtheg medd sain / lliwgalch . . .'; ff. 49-51, a series of nineteen 'englynion' recording the accession dates of the kings and queens of England between Henry II and Elizabeth I, beginning 'pymp deg pedwar teg myn tain / ywch ka[nt] . . .'; ff. 51 verso-52, eight stanzas beginning 'hawdd o beth y[w] nabod cwilsen . . .'; f. 52, two 'englynion' beginning 'mi a gaf y geisaf fal negeswr / dof . . .'; f. 52, a 'hir a thoddaid' beginning 'Rag Kythrel anfwin . . .'; f. 53, the six last lines of a carol ending 'am y fordd [sic] y gorfydd myned'; ff- 53-73, a long carol based on biblical and historical events, entitled 'Iacob 4 Glanhewch ych dwylaw bechadurieit a phurwch ych calonaw [sic] dauddyblug feddwl', beginning ' fal iroeddwn i n effrv . . .'; f. 73 verso, five stanzas beginning 'Dues wyn diwad . . .', with the following note accompanying the text 'ymofynnrvch am ddiwedd hyn yma yn well o rhyw goppi arall oscat vidd nid oedd ef yn cesio oddli ne ni fedrei Amendiwch y dywaetha fal hyn i odli os mwnwch'; f. 74 recto-verso, lines in the 'cywydd' metre beginning 'Rhown moliant gan tant bob didd . . .'; f. 74 verso, an 'englyn' based on Mat. [xxiv, 35.], beginning 'Nef a daear wfir o wall / a dderfydd . . .'; f. 75, an 'englyn' by Simwnt Vychan beginning 'Pumptheccant gwyddant y gost / a decwyth . . .'; f 75, two 'englynion' by Da[vid] Johns beginning 'Mil a hanner noder yn wiwdec cynnwys . . .'; f. 75 verso, three 'englynion' beginning 'pwy ywr mares garw a gyrydd myrain . . .'; ff. 76-80, a description of arms of Welsh nobles entitled 'Dysgrifiad arfey y bryttan[ied] o vryttys hyd heddiw'; ff. 80 verso- 82, 'Disgliriad [sic] pob gwlad yn neilltyedic o waith Einion ap gwawdrydd mewn englynion', beginning 'Gnawd yngwynedd fokyssedd eirey . . .', [ usually attributed to Aneurin Gwawdrydd]; f. 82 recto-verso, seven 'englynion' of a prophetic nature beginning 'pan welych yr ych mawr ychod / antyrys . . .'; f. 83, a short English prophecy beginning 'Take hyd of Seuen . . .'; f. 83, a list of characteristics attributed to twelve areas of Wales and the Marches in which they surpass others, beginning 'Pen Bonedd Gwynedd'; and ff. 83 verso-101 verso, a list of pedigrees of noble Welsh families entitled 'llyma Betigriw y bryttanied' beginning 'llywelyn ab Gryffydd ap ll ap lorwerth drwyndwn ap Owain gwynedd . . .', continuing f. 84 'llyma Iach bryttys', f. 85 'Rodri Mawr ap merfyn frych . . .', f. 85 verso 'Plant Owein Gwynedd', f. 93 'llyma Wahelyth Deheybarth', f. 94 'kedewen', f. 99 'Dyma arfav Rys ab Morys goch . . .', f. 100 verso 'llyma Iach bleddyn ab kynfyn;, f. 101 'llyma bedwar post prydain', f. 101 'llyma Iach yr arglwydd Rys', and f. 101 verso 'llyma Iach Gryffydd ab kynan' (incomplete).

William Dafydd Llywelyn and others.

Barddoniaeth, etc.

A composite volume in various late eighteenth and early nineteenth century hands consisting largely of 'carolau', 'englynion', hymns, etc. by [David Thomas, 'Dafydd Ddu Eryri'], R. Philips, Mary Rees (Llanbrynmair, 1828), [David Jones] ('Ieuan Cadfan') (Llangadfan, 1827), R. Ll., Thomas Williams, John Roberts, John Thomas, Evan Willians [sic] ('o blwy Darowen. Gefen Barhedin'), J. A. Owen ('Bardd Meirion'), 'Iorwerth ap Robert ab Arthur' (Glynn Ceiriog) ('Neu Ned Glann Gwryd'), [? Robert Ellis] ('Cynddelw'), Rowland Hugh ('or Grienyn ...'), H. Jones (Maes y glasau), Arthur Jones, Mary Rhys, [William Edwards] ('Gwillim Padarn'), Walter Davies ('Gwallter Mechain'), Robert Davies ['Bardd Nantglyn'], 'Dic'r Erw', [William Williams] ('G[wilym] ab Iorwerth'), J. Blackwell ['Alun'] ('Y Penillion Blaenorol a wnawd yn ddifyfyr pan ydoedd Mair Darowen yn canu Gorhhoffedd gwyr Harlech yn mharlwr Ysgoldy y Berriew ... 1826. Dyma'r yscrifen cynta ...'), John Rogers, and H. Humphreys, and anonymous poems. The volume also contains observations on 'Trioedd y Gorseddigion', a copy of a letter, 1818, incorporating verses, from Ann Edward in London; and a copy of a letter from [ ] ('Da fyddai genyf wybod pwy ... Dafydd Ionawr wedi colli'r Enw'), from Llansantfraid, to the Rev ...iam, 1822 (impressions of an eisteddfod at Caerwys, englynion to 'Ioan Tegyd', etc., enclosing a letter from G[oronwy] Owain).

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