File 207B. - Llyfr Thomas ap Edward,

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Llyfr Thomas ap Edward,


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The name of Edward Thomas, inferentially a son of the scribe, occurs frequently in the marginalia, and other names include John Williams (1752), Mary Richard Darowen, Edward Jones (1699), David Johnes (Jones) (1752), 'Hugoneus' Davies, etc

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A mutilated early seventeenth century manuscript of poetry in strict metres in the hand of Thomas ap Edward (Edwardes). It contains 'cywyddau' by Roger Kyffine, David ap Gwilym, Owen ap Gwilim, Gwerfyl Mechain, y Doctor John Kent, Gruffyth ap Ieuan ap Lle'n Vychan, Ieuan Klywedog, John Fylip, Iolo Goch, H[u]w Dyfy, Moris ap Howel ap Tudur, William Kynwall, Ieuan Dyfi, Howell Kilan, Gvto or Glyn, Gruffyth Hiraethog, Ieuan ap Gruffyth Leia, Robin Ddv, David ap Edmwnd, D'd Nanmor, Sr Rys ap Hary, Tydvr Alet, and Ieuan Lla[var] and anonymous 'cywyddau'; and 'englynion' by sion Tud[u]r, [ ] Lwyd, Moris ap Ieuan ap D'd and Hugh ap Moris, and anonymous 'englynion'. The scribe gives his descent (f. 19b) as Thomas ap Edward ap David ap Ieuan bach ap Egion ap Ho'll ap Kynfrig ap Lle'n ap Madok ap Ieuan ap Lle'n ap Kynfrigg ap Ririd ap Riwallon ap Kynvyn ap Gwrstan [ap] Gwaith Voed and he has also (f. 34b) entered the dates of the birth of his children, Katterin (12 October 1612), Thomas (7 June 1615), and Jane (11 January 1613/14). A portion of the volume (ff. 30b-56b) and the marginal notes have been transcribed by Owen Jones ('Manoethwy', 1838-66) in Cwrtmawr MS 401, pp. 1-25.

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Welsh, English.

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The volume was formerly No. 7 in the Llansilin Collection (see Trans. Cymm. Vol. II, Part IV (1843), 417).


Preferred citation: 207B.

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Llyfrgell Genedlaethol Cymru = The National Library of Wales

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  • Text: 207B.