File NLW MS 11129A - Barddoniaeth 'Twm Pedrog',

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NLW MS 11129A


Barddoniaeth 'Twm Pedrog',


  • [1797x1814] / (Creation)

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On the last page of the volume is inscribed 'Thos. Williams' Book 1797 (see also note in 520, above).

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A volume of holograph poetry including 'Englynion y Credo' by 'T[wm] Pedrog', unsigned 'englynion' entitled 'Seh Yootuch. Rebmetpes 25 1798', and 'englynion' entitled 'Yr Ochenaid' by 'Tudwal Bach or Cwmmwd'. The latter series is ascribed to 'Twm Pedrog' in John Jones: Cynfeirdd Lleyn (1905). On the last page of the volume is the following inscription:- 'Thos. Williams' Book 1797. Thomas Williams was born at Llan-bedrog, on Wednes[da]y the 25th Day of May, in the Year of ou[r] Lord 1774. Baptized the 31st of May follow[in]g. Bapt[ize]d Twm Pedrog by Dafydd Ddu o'r Eryri at Penmorfa in an Eisteddfod 26th of May 1795'.

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  • Welsh
  • English

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Welsh, English.

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See Jones, John ('Myrddin Fardd'): Cynfeirdd Lleyn ... (Pwllheli, 1905), p. 226, which notes the inscription mentioned in 520, probably in the autograph volume here described. 'Yr Ochenaid' and 'Englynion y Credo' both appear in Jones's anthology.

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Preferred citation: NLW MS 11129A

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Llyfrgell Genedlaethol Cymru = The National Library of Wales

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Description follows NLW guidelines based on ISAD(G) 2nd ed.; AACR2; and LCSH


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January 2009.


  • English



Archivist's note

Description compiled by Bethan Ifans for the retrospective conversion project of NLW MSS. The following sources were used in the compilation of this description: Handlist of Manuscripts in the National Library of Wales, Volume III (Aberystwyth, 1961); Jones, John ('Myrddin Fardd'): Cynfeirdd Lleyn ... (Pwllheli, 1905);

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  • Text: NLW MS 11129A.