File 42B. - Anterliwd,

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42B.

Title

Anterliwd,

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  • [18/19 cents]. (Creation)

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A note by J. H. Davies states that he obtained the manuscript ('as far as my recollection goes') from W. J. Roberts ('Gwilym Cowlyd').

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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), Pontymeibion, Llansilin, but the present manuscript contains no direct evidence of authorship. There are some additions and corrections in a nineteenth century hand. The upper parchment cover bears the following inscriptions: 'Owens Translation of the Pre. dis. prefixed to the Work of M. Vertot' and 'The foundation of the Roman Republic and the Principal Cause of its ? fall', but neither of these refers to the text of the manuscript. J. H. Davies, probably on the strength of these inscriptions, has tentatively suggested that the work is a translation, but references in the text to Llangollen, Llansilin, Llandderfel, etc. do not support such a view.

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Welsh.

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Preferred citation: 42B.

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vtls005595284

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ISYSARCHB55

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Llyfrgell Genedlaethol Cymru = The National Library of Wales

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