File 15A. - Crynodeb Catecism Doway,

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Crynodeb Catecism Doway,


  • [post 1697]. (Creation)

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The volume was once in the possession of John Jones ('Myrddin Fardd').

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The original manuscript of a text entitled 'Crynodeb Catechism Doway: wedi ei gymhwyso at gyrrhaeddiad plant a rhai dilen a'i gyfieithu i'r Frutaniaith er lles i drigolion Cymru'. Preceding the text is the Welsh alphabet ('Yr Egwyddor Gymreig'). The manuscript is considered to have been written soon after 1697 and to have been based on Henry Turberville (c. 1608-1677/8): An Abridgment of Christian Doctrine (known by the short-title The Douay Catechism) and on An Abstract of the Douay Catechism.

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For a detailed study of the manuscript see Geraint Bowen: 'Catecism Doway ...', The National Library of Wales Journal, vol. XII, pp. 18-35.

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Preferred citation: 15A.

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Llyfrgell Genedlaethol Cymru = The National Library of Wales

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  • Text: 15A.
  • Microform: $i - MEICRO CWRTMAWR MSS (RÎL/REEL 9).