File NLW MS 5369B - 'John Davies Pentrevidoc His Book'

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NLW MS 5369B


'John Davies Pentrevidoc His Book'


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A miscellany compiled partly in his eighty-fifth year (1760) by John Davies or David of Pentre Vidoc (or Foelas) and containing eleven psalms in 'cywydd' metre by Sion Tudur, 'cywyddau' by Humphrey Thomas ('Bardd yr Ennig') and others unnamed, an 'awdl gyffes' by Sion Phylip, 'englynion' by Edward Morys, Richard Jones, and Owen Gruffydd, 'tribanau', a transcript of a Welsh historical chart (beginning with a synopsis of the 'Promptuarium Biblia' and continued to the reign of Richard III) compiled by John Gruffudd Eyton (1513), anecdotes, and holograph 'englynion' addressed to John Davies by T. E. Nant. (i.e., Thomas Edwards, 'Twm or Nant').

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  • English
  • Welsh

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Welsh, English

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For other John Davies, Pentre Vidoc, manuscripts see NLW MSS 356, 5284, and 5546.

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Preferred citation: NLW MS 5369B

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