File NLW MS 2022C [RESTRICTED ACCESS]. - Englynion y Beddau; Hanes Taliesin; &c.

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Englynion y Beddau; Hanes Taliesin; &c.


  • 1758, [c. 1765] (Creation)

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72 ff. (paginated i-vi, 1-138; old foliation 1-30, 1-35; pp. 130-134 blank) ; c. 240 x 185 mm.

Quarter leather and marbled paper over boards; '[Engly]nion y Beddau &c' (ink on spine); bookplate of Evan Evans inside front cover.

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A composite volume, mainly in the autograph of Evan Evans (Ieuan Fardd), copied from manuscripts of Lewis Morris and others 'ynghylch y flwyddyn 1765' (p. i), including 'Englynion y Beddau' (pp. 1-15) and 'Englynion y Clywed' (pp. 15-28); 'Gildas Nennius' (pp. 49-60). The second part (ff. 1-35) contains 'Hanes Taliessin' (pp. 61-69); genealogies taken from a manuscript of Robert Vaughan, Hengwrt (pp. 80-89); extracts from Dares Phrygius, Brut y Brenhinedd and Brut y Tywysogion (pp. 97-101); Bonedd y Saint (pp. 109-115); 'Hanes yr ymrysson rhwng Edmund Prys a W. Cynwal' (pp. 117-123); notes and extracts; etc.
A letter, 7 December 1758, from Lewis Morris, Penbryn, to Evan Evans, Llanllechid, is tipped into the volume (pp. 135-138).

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Access to the original manuscript by authorised permission only. Readers are directed to use surrogate copies.

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Welsh, English.

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Historical Manuscripts Commission, Report on Manuscripts in the Welsh Language, ed. by J. Gwenogvryn Evans, 2 vols (London: HMSO, 1898-1910), II (1905), 861-862.

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Available on microfilm at the Library.

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Formerly Panton MS 55.


Preferred citation: NLW MS 2022C.


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Llyfrgell Genedlaethol Cymru = The National Library of Wales

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  • Microform: $h - MEICRO NLW MS 2022C.
  • Text: NLW MS 2022C [RESTRICTED ACCESS]; $z - Access to the original manuscript by authorised permission only. Readers are directed to use surrogate copies..