File 166-7B. - Llyfr o Hen Ganeuon ...

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166-7B.

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Llyfr o Hen Ganeuon ...

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  • [18 cent.], [1900x1926]. (Creation)

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Two volumes entitled 'Llyfr o Hen Ganeuon wedi eu cyfansoddi ers 200 mlynedd. 1900'. The volumes are in the hand of J. H. Davies and contain transcripts, with annotations and collations, of 'carolau', 'cerddi', 'dyrïau', 'englynion' and 'awdlau' from the Welsh School and Cymmrodorion groups of manuscripts in the British Museum Additional Collection (MSS 14866-15089). Many of the poems are anonymous but the following authors are named: Richard (Dicc) Hughes, Ll'n ab Hwlkyn ('o Fon'), Cadwaladr Cesail, John Griffiths (Llanddyfnan), Huw Dafi ('o Wynedd') ('nage huw Dafi ap Robert'), Hugh Lloyd (Cynwal), Rolant Vychan ('o Gaer Gai'), H. Hughes ('or foel yn Llandyfrydog o Fon'), Rhys Gray, Davydd Lloyd ('of Sybylltir meddant'), Gwilym Tew ('meddai Llyfr Lewys Hopkin'), 'Gofalus' [Sion Morgan], Thomas Jones ['person Llan fair yn sir Fynwyl], Sion Prus, Lewis Morris, William Roberts ('clochydd Llannor or Llanfor yn Lleyn'), Morgan Evan ('the Bailiff to Thos. Jones Esqre one of His Majesties Just. of the Peace for ye County of Cardigan'), [Richard Morris?], Llywelyn ap Hywel ap Ieuan ap Gronwy, Risiart Parry?, Mathew Owen, Samson Edward ('y Gwehydd'), Hugh ap Ieuan ap Robt. ['o Dolgelleu'], Thomas Siencyn ap Ifan ('o Forganwg'), and Howel Thomas Dafydd. MS 167 also contains a prose text entitled 'Yr Ail Rhan o Bregeth Morgan y Gogrwr'. There are a list of contents and an index of first lines at the end of MS 166 and a list of contents at the end of MS 167. Among the insets are a folio from an eighteenth century manuscript containing an imperfect free-metre poem ('Can'), and transcripts of free-metre poems in the hands of J. Glyn Davies and E. A. Lewis of University College of Wales, Aberystwyth.

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Welsh, English.

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For the continuation of this text see Cwrtmawr MS 169B.

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Preferred citation: 166-7B.

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vtls005595399

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ISYSARCHB55

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Llyfrgell Genedlaethol Cymru = The National Library of Wales

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