File 341B. - Hunangofiant 'Erfyl', etc.

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Hunangofiant 'Erfyl', etc.


  • [1825x1876]. (Creation)

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A manuscript of Morris Davies, Bangor containing a Welsh translation of an imperfect autobiography of Hugh Jones ('Erfyl'; 1789-1858) and a continuation of the biography by the scribe incorporating extracts from the diaries of Hugh Jones for the period 1820-3. The text represents pp. 281-94 of the biography of 'Erfyl' which appeared in Y Traethodydd, 1876. At the end of the volume is a short section entitled 'Miscellaneous' containing notes (1830) on such phrases as 'His Welsh blood is up', 'As long as a Welsh pedigree', 'Môn mam Cymru', etc. The English autobiography is in NLW MS 9029 and the four diaries in NLW MS 9024-7.

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Welsh, English.

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Preferred citation: 341B.

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Llyfrgell Genedlaethol Cymru = The National Library of Wales

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  • Text: 341B.