File NLW MS 13253C. - Gorchestion beirdd Cymru, etc.,

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NLW MS 13253C.


Gorchestion beirdd Cymru, etc.,


  • [1773x1800] / (Creation)

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Bound in half leather.

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Signature of the Reverend Evan Herbert on title-page of volume. The title-page of 'The Danger of Political Innovation ...' bears the note 'the gift of Sr. R[obert] H[owell] V[aughan] to Revd. E. Herbert]'.

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A copy of Rhys Jones, Gorchestion Beirdd Cymru: neu Flodau Godidowgrwydd Awen . . . (Amwythig, 1773), which, according to the signature on the title page, belonged to the Reverend Evan Herbert, then curate of Llanfachreth and Llanelltud, co. Merioneth, who was one of the subscribers to the volume; the book also carries annotations to the text by the said Evan Herbert. The volume also includes the following printed items: John [Warren, D.D.], Lord Bishop of Bangor, The Duties of the Parochial Clergy of the Church of England considered, in a Charge delivered to the Clergy of the Diocese of Bangor . . . (London, 1785); Thomas Bancroft, M.A., Headmaster of the King's School in Chester. The Danger of Political Innovation and the Evils of Anarchy. A Sermon preached before the Right Worshipful the Mayor and the Corporation of the City of Chester . . . (Chester, 1792); and E[dward] Edwards, Archdeacon of Brecon, Civil Liberty Guarded against Abuse: A Sermon preached September the 1st, 1794, in St. Mary's Chapel, Brecon . . . (Brecon, 1794).

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Welsh, English.

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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 32.


Preferred citation: NLW MS 13253C.

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Llyfrgell Genedlaethol Cymru = The National Library of Wales

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  • Text: NLW MS 13253C.