File 244B. - Kywyddau, Achau, Compot Manuel

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Kywyddau, Achau, Compot Manuel


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It bears the names, among others, of Roger Davies, Llanymowddwy (1707), Cadwaladr Dafydd (1728-41), David Cadwaladr (1761-75), David Davies, Llanymowddwy (1773-85) and Cadwaladr Thomas, Llanymowddwy (1801), and it subsequently passed into the hands of Mary Richards, Darowen (1866).

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A manuscript in the hand of Rowland Lewis of Mallwyd [d. 1652 or 1653] containing 'cywyddau', some 'englynion' and an 'awdl' by Dafydd Nanmor, Lewes Mon, Sion Tuddur, Dafydd Lloyd ap Lle'n ap Gruff[udd], Gytto or Glyn, Dio ap Ieuan Du, [Lewys] Morganwg, Howel ap Gytto, William Llyn, Morys ap Howel ap Tudr, Ieuan ap Rhys ap Lle'n, Huw Kae lwyd, Rhys ap Kynverig Goch, Dafydd ap Ieuan lloyd, Sion Kerri, Dafydd ap Gwillim, Morys Thomas Howel, Owen Gwynedd, Huw Arwystl, Sr. Owen ap Gwilim, Huw Llyn, John Kain, Sion Philip, Tudur Aled, Roger Kyffin, Dafydd ap Ieuan ap Owen, Wm. Ph[ilip]e, Thomas Pryse, David Lloyd ap Hugh, Gwerfyl Mechain, Doctor Sion Kent, Gruffyth ap Gronwy Gethin, Mr. Edmund Pris, Edward ap Rees, Huw Cowrnwy, Moris Dwyfech, Risiart Gruffydd, Edward Vrien, Moris ap Iefan ap Einion, Huw Roberts ('clerk'), Robert ap Howel ap Morgan ('o Langower'), Tuder Penllyn, Huw Kollwyd [sic] (? Huw Cae Llwyd), Llewelyn ap Guttyn, Iefan Brydydd hir, Ieuan Tew brydydd, Ifan Tuddr, Robert Dyfi, Ieuan Tuder Owen, Gruffuth Owen and Gruff[udd] Llwyd ap D'd ap Einion, and anonymous and incomplete poems; 'Y Compod Manuel, o waith D'd Nanmor allan o hen lyfr memrwn'; pedigrees (Gr. ap Kynan ..., David Lloyd ap D'd ..., Dolgelley - Lewys ap Owen ap Lle'n ..., Llanvendiged - Huw ? ap John ap Hugh ... Klenennav - Syr Wm. Moris ap Elissey ...); and '... henwau pymtheg llwyth Gwynedd, a ffle ir oeddent yn Tario ag yn gorsseddu ai harfav'. The volume is in the same hand as NLW MS 566, [See The National Library of Wales Journal, Vol IX, pp. 495-6], which formed No. 2 in the Llansilin Collection. The later sequence of pagination was carried out by Mary Richards, Darowen. Amongst the later marginalia is a copy of an undated (1 May [ ]) notice to let Ty'n Bedw, parish of Llangadfan, Montgomeryshire. The spine is lettered 'Kywyddau, Achau, Compot Manuel'.

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'No. 6' has been written on ff. 27-28, but the manuscript is probably to be identified with No. 4 in the Llansilin Collection (see Trans. Cymm., Vol. II, Part IV (1843), 417).


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Preferred citation: 244B.

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Llyfrgell Genedlaethol Cymru = The National Library of Wales

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