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Owen, Margaret, Lady, 1663-1727.
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Barddoniaeth a rhyddiaith,

A volume containing Welsh poetry, mostly in strict metre (pp. 1-433), together with some prose items, including recipes for making inks and baits for catching trout (pp. xvii-xviii), a short Welsh vocabulary (pp. xix-xxii), descriptions of the coats of arms of Welsh families (pp. 444-454) and the names of the Fifteen Tribes of Gwynedd (pp. 454-456), written in a late-seventeenth century hand.
Many of the sixteenth- and seventeenth-century poems are addressed to members of the families of Owen of Clenennau and Brogyntyn and Wynn of Glyn and Ystumcegid: the manuscript was probably compiled for Elizabeth Wynn of Glyn and Ystumcegid or for her daughter Margaret Wynn shortly after the latter's marriage in 1683 to Sir Robert Owen of Clenennau and Brogyntyn (see pp. 23-25). An index to the poems is supplied by the scribe on pp. 434-443. Poetry in more than one hand has been added between c. 1691 and c. 1713 on pp. vii, 457-476, 484-485, 489-510, including elegies to Sir Robert Owen by Huw Morys (pp. 468-471) and to his sister-in-law Mrs Catherine Pennant by David Davies (p. 473), and a poem in free metre, dated 1713, probably by Dafydd Williams, Rhuthun (p. vii).

Family settlements : : Sir Robert and Lady Margaret Owen,

Includes the prenuptial agreement of Sir Robert Owen of Porkington and Margaret Wynn of Glyn and Ystumcegid, 1683, and their subsequent settlements of the Glyn, Clenennau and Ystumcegid estates, 1685; marriage settlement of Sir Robert 's sister, Frances Owen and John Rowlands of London, 1682; agreements and settlements of Sir Robert Owen with his brother-in-law, Peter Pennant of Bychton, and with Margaret 's uncle, William Wynn of Wern, consolidating his possession of Nant and the rest of Ystumcegid, with discharge of a legacy to his sister-in-law, Catherine Pennant, payable out of the estates previously belonging to her father, Owen Wynn, 1686-1691; and a general release to Ellen Owen in connection with her claim in the estate of Lewis Owen, deceased, 1693.

Owen, Robert, Sir, 1658-1698

Letters to Lady Margaret Owen,

Letters to Lady Margaret Owen, [c. 1682]-1727. Correspondents and subjects not previously mentioned are James Brynker, 1718-1727, Margaret Godolphin, 1718, Hugh Williams of Coedmawr, 1713, Edward Wynn(e) at Oxford, Griffith Wynne, 1699, family members [1683x1702] and others about a land exchange and disputes mainly affecting the Caernarfonshire and Glyn estates; condolences on the deaths of her father, Owen Wynn [c. 1682] and her husband, Sir Robert Owen, 1698; college life at Oxford; petition procedure and expenses following William Owen 's defeat in the Caernarfon borough elections, 1713; and non-family trusts. Further correspondents are Edmund [Gibson], Bishop of Lincoln, on his family and recommendation of Mr Lewis [Owen] for an academic fellowship, 1716-1718; and Ellis Wynne, vicar of Llandanwg, requesting permission to build a chapel on the site of the old Shire Hall at Harlech, 1706. The file also contains three letters by Margaret Owen to Richard Mostyn of Penbedw concerning trusts in the will of Sir Robert Owen, 1698-1699.

Brynker, James, 1668-1740.