File 240C (i-ii). - Barddoniaeth,

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240C (i-ii).




  • [1798x1877]. (Creation)

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Bookplate of Meivod School Lending Library (established 1852).

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Two volumes in the hand of Mary Richards, Darowen consisting largely of transcripts of poetry from manuscripts then in the Llansilin Collection (e.g. Cwrtmawr MSS 204, 206-7, 227, 238, 242-3). Other transcripts in the collection are items from 'copy o un [o] lyfrau Maesglase, Mallwyd', including 'Merddin ai dywaid', 'Taliesin ai traethoedd', Merddin ai Traethodd', 'Taliesin ai Traethodd', and 'Merddin a Gwenddydd'. The poetry, in strict and free metres, is by Griffyth ap Dafydd Vychan, Robin Ddu, Dafydd Llwyd Llywelyn ap Griffydd, Owain Twna, Dafydd Gorllech, Ifan Brydydd hir, Huw Pennant, Edwart [ap Rhys], Dr. Sion Cent, Ie[uan] Dyfi, Iolo Goch, Meredydd ap Rhys, Llywelyn ap Owain, Rhys Coch or Eryri, Thomas Prys ('o Blas Iolyn'), Edmwnd Prys, G. Philip, W. Elias, Owain Gruffudd, Gruffudd Nannau, Owain Gwynedd, Gruffyth Hiraethog, Guto'r Glynn, Tudur Aled, Thomas Owen, William Llyn, Ieu[an] Tew, Tudur Penllyn, Huw kae Llwyd, Llywelyn Goch Amheurig hen, Dafydd Nanmor, Gruffydd Hafren, Syr Owen ap Gwilim, Sion Philip, Bedo Brwynllys, Morys Dwyfen (recte Dwyfech), Sion Tudur, Sion Philip, Llywelyn ap Gutun, Syr Rhys Carno, Wiliam Kynnwal, Gwilym ap Ieuan hen, Walter Davies ('Gwallter Mechain'), John Athelystan Owen, D. Parry, Rowland Parry ('Ieuan Carn Dochan' 'O Lanuwchllyn'), Evan Evans ('Ieuan Glan Geirionydd'), Roger Cyffin, [Morris Jones] ('Meurig Idris'), J. Blackwell ['Alun'], William Edward ('[Gwilym] Padarn'), Gruffydd Lloyd ab Dafydd ab Einion Lliglyw, Ifan ab Howel Swrdwal, Ifan Tudur Benllyn, Cathrin Sion, Gaynor Llwyd, Thomas Evan, Evan Thomas, Moris Richard, Hugh Sion, Huw Moris, Griffydd Moris Evan, Morys Robert, Sir Rees Cadwaladr, Edward Jones ('Vicar Machynlleth 1644'), Llywelyn Cadwaldr, Richard Llwyd, Shon Dafydd, William Puw Llafar, Lewis Môn, Huw Llyn, Rees Edennyfed [sic], Lewis Edward, William Edward, ? Robert Edward Lewis, Richard Philip, Rees Ellus, Gruffydd ab Gronwy Gethin, John Morgan ('Vicar Aber Conwy ... 1698'), Edward John ab Evan, John Rhydderch, Gwilim ab Sefnyn, John Davydd, John Vaughan ('o Gaer Gai'), [David Richards] ('Dafydd Ionawr'), Thomas Llwyd, Cadwaladr Roberts, Edward Rowland, Richard Abraham, Edward Morus, Hugh Lewis, Thomas Lloyd 'fiengca', Rowland Vaughan, [John Jones] ('Tegid'), Robert Davies ('Bardd Nantglyn'), John Rogers, D. Ellis (Mowddwy), William William ('Wil y Prydydd'), Evan Jones (Darowen), [David Jones] ('Ieuan Cadfan') [David Richards] ('D[ewi] Silin'), Jeremy Humphrey, Dafydd Davies, John Rees, Morris Jones ('or Talwrnyn agos i Lanfyllin'), Thomas Edward ('Twm o'r Nant') Arthur Jones, John Davies, William Philip, Cadwaladr Moris, John Brwynog, Lewis Owen, John Edward, Dafydd Rees (Llanbryn Mair), Syr Gri[ffudd] Vychan ('o Sir Drefaldwyn'), John Thomas, Henri Humphreys (Bwlch y Ddar), [Hugh Evans] ('Howel Eryri') Dafydd Morris ('Bardd Einion') and others; an anonymous 'English Elegy on the Reverend Mr. Howel Davies Chaplain to the Rt. Hon. Countess of Walsingham'; a letter from David Davies, Tu Uchaf, near Mallwyd, 1810 (the distribution of Welsh Bibles in Llanymawddwy) (together with a list of subscribers and a table of statistics); a table of minted coins ('Darnau o bres bathol'), with dates; a letter from Thomas Philips, Neuadd Llwydiarth to [Mary] Richards, 1863 (enclosing verses on the marriage of Albert Edward, Prince of Wales and Princess Alexandra); a list of the dates of the birth and baptism, 1712-33, of children of Richard Foulkes and Jane Griffith, his wife; a letter from T[homas] Price ('Carnhuanawc'), Crickhowel, 1833 (the preservation of the Welsh language); pedigrees of William Pugh of Mathafarn and of Christopher Bethell, bishop of Bangor; a certificate, 1798, of the payment by the parish of Llan y Mowddwy, Merioneth of a sum of £7-7-3, being a 'Voluntary Contribution for the Defence of the Country'; etc. Printed items pasted inside the covers include a prospectus of Carl Meyer: An Essay on the Celtic Languages and a notice of a proposed public dinner to W. Owen Pughe at Denbigh, 1834. Some of the transcripts are dated within the period 1857-8.

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Welsh, English.

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Preferred citation: 240C (i-ii).

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Llyfrgell Genedlaethol Cymru = The National Library of Wales

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