File NLW MS 13241C. - 'Gogynveirdd',

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NLW MS 13241C.




  • [1779x1800] / (Creation)

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220 pp. (seventy-eight pages blank). Bound in full brown mottled calf.

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A manuscript volume with the word 'GOGYNVEIRDD' on the spine, and containing a collection of transcripts made by William Owen [-Pughe] of Gogynfeirdd poetry, all published in The Myvyrian Archaiology of Wales..., Vol. 1, (London, 1801), pp. 189-216, 258-62, 265-8, 275-8 and 354, although not in the same order. The poets whose works are represented in the manuscript are: Meilyr Brydydd, Gwalchmai ab Meilyr, Hywel ab Owain Gwynedd, Owain Cyfeiliog and Cynddelw Brydydd Mawr. The manuscript contains numerous footnotes which give variant readings as well as a few explanatory notes on the text. The footnotes contain references to the following sources 'MS.', 'Dr. T. Williams MS.' / 'T.W.', 'V.R.', and 'Ll. Du.' [= 'Llyfr Du Caerfyrddin'].

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The description is also available in the Handlist of Manuscripts in the National Library of Wales, Volume IV (Aberystwyth, 1971).

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Formerly known as Mysevin 21.


Preferred citation: NLW MS 13241C.

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Llyfrgell Genedlaethol Cymru = The National Library of Wales

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  • Text: NLW MS 13241C.