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Cwrtmawr Manuscripts,

  • GB 0210 CWRTMSS
  • Fonds
  • 1543-1923 (accumulated [1871]-[1926])

Manuscript collections containing original and transcribed poetry and prose, 1543-[20th century]; religious works, 1611-1914; biographies, chronicles, archaeological and historical notes, works on travel, folklore, recipes, grammars, vocabularies ...

John Humphreys Davies.

Commonplace Book of Rice Pierce, etc.

A composite volume consisting mainly of a commonplace book of Rice Pierce (ob. 1766), rector of Llangelynnin, Merionethshire. The contents include poetry in Welsh, English, and Latin by Rice Pierce; ecclesiastical precedents; lists of bishops of B...

Mysteria Kabalae Bardicae,

A manuscript in the hand of Lewis Morris ('Llewelyn Ddu o Fôn; 1701-65) based on a volume entitled 'Mysteria Kabalae Bardicae' and on other sources quoted by the scribe. It contains poetry by Taliesyn, Merddin, Rhys fardd, Gronw ddu...

Barddoniaeth,

A manuscript in the hand of David Ellis, Cricieth, containing 'cywyddau' by Dafydd ddu o Hiraddyg, Dafydd Nanmor, Dafydd ap Edmwnt, Tudyr Aled, Gutto'r Glynn, Sion Phylip, Ifan ap Tudyr Penllyn, Iolo Goch, Sion Tudyr, Wiliam Lleyn, ...

Llyfr Tesni,

An imperfect manuscript lettered 'Llyfr Tesni' containing astrological and other texts and tables, such as 'llyma y XII Arwydd', 'helynt yr wybyr' ('devddeg gwynt y sydd'), 'Arwyddion' based on the...

Crynodeb Catecism Doway,

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 ('...

Achau, barddoniaeth, etc.

A volume of Crogen Iddon (Pontfadog, Denbighshire) provenance, written mainly during the second half of the seventeenth century. It contains pedigrees of North Wales families (including Owen of Crogen Iddon); 'cywyddau', etc., by Guto[&#...

Barddoniaeth a rhyddiaith,

A composite manuscript in the hand of David Richards (1725-82), curate of Llanegwad, Carmarthenshire containing 'cywyddau', etc. by Lewys Glyn Cothi, Raff ap Robert, Lewys Daron, Lewys Menai, W[ilia]m Llyn, Ie[a]'n ap Madog, and Daf...

Barddoniaeth, etc.

A composite volume in three sections containing 'cywyddau', 'englynion' and 'awdlau' by Dr Sion Cent, Syr Dafydd Trefor, Llewelyn Goch ab Meirig hen, Einion ap Gwalchmai, Iolo Goch, Gutto'r Glynn, Syr Rhys Drewen...

Llawysgrif 'Robin Ddu yr Ail o Fôn',

A manuscript largely in the hand of Robert Hughes ('Robin Ddu yr Ail o Fôn', 1744-85), containing a transcript made in 1759 of 'Llyfr Barddoniaeth [y]n Cynwys Colofnau Cerdd Dafod ... O Gasgliad Myfyriad ag argraffiad John Rhydderch...

Anterliwd,

An eighteenth century copy of an interlude which lacks a title but which is based on events of the Civil War, the Commonwealth and Protectorate, and the Restoration. The original work was written by Huw Morys ('Eos Ceiriog', 1622-1709), ...

Miscellany,

A volume containing Latin quatrains recording the succession of the Persian dynasty ('Monarchia Persica'), the Greek or Macedonian dynasty ('Monarchia Graeca seu Macedonica'), and Roman Consuls and Roman Emperors to the XV cent...

Anterliwt Oluphernes, etc.

A manuscript in several hands containing an incomplete text of an interlude, 'Hannes Oliffernes a Jiwdath' by Elis Roberts ('Elis y Cowper'), 1766 (see MSS 103, 123); free-metre poetry by Elisabeth Dauiuis [sic], Thomas Edwards...

Llythyrau llenorion,

Holograph letters addressed, except where otherwise stated, to Ebenezer Thomas ('Eben Fardd'). The writers include E[van] Evans [rector of Pennant, Montgomeryshire], 1830 (2) (greetings, lines by the recipient), Rob[ert] Williams, Fron D...

Blodau'r Awen ...

A miscellany in the hand of David Evans, Llanrwst, under the title and sub-title of 'Blodau'r Awen neu Wyneb yr Awenydd. Blodau'r Gerddwriaeth' and 'Lloffion o waith amryw Awdwyr ... yn cynwys Man-gofion Barddonol ynghyd a...

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 V...

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...

Barddoniaeth,

A volume of transcripts by Charles Saunderson ('Siarl Wyn o Benllyn'; 1810?-32) of 'cywyddau', 'englynion', and 'awdlau' by Rhys Llwyd ab Rhys ab Rhiccert, Bedo Phylib bach, Iorwerth Fynglwyd, Lewis Mon, Ieu...

Tour from Aberystwyth to Llanbeder,

A transcript of a journal of a tour from Aberystwith to Llanbeder, Brecknockshire, with occasional later annotations and corrections partly in the hand of Henry Thomas Payne (1759-1832) archdeacon of Carmarthen. The itinerary comprised Devil'...

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