File NLW MS 2021B [RESTRICTED ACCESS]. - Poetry and a history of Owain Glyndŵr

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Poetry and a history of Owain Glyndŵr


  • [1756x1787], 1792 (Creation)

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v, 156 ff. (some folios blank) ; c. 205 x 160 mm. and less.

Leather over boards; 'Cynfeirdd Cymreig Vol. 7' (ink on spine); bookplate of Evan Evans on f i verso; repaired and rebacked at NLW.

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A composite volume mostly in the autograph of Evan Evans (Ieuan Fardd), containing poetry by Dafydd ap Gwilym, Cynddelw, Guto'r Glyn and Ieuan Fardd and others, some of it 'collected by Dr. Davies of Mallwyd ... [and] transcribed from a MS. which belonged to Bp. Humphreys' (see f. 1) (ff. 1-48, 61-155); a History of Owain Glyndŵr 'out of William Morris [Maurice] of Llansilin's book' (ff. 49-59); etc.
A letter, 7 September 1792, from Hy Hughes, Pencraig, to 'David' is pasted in at the end of the volume.

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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, Latin.

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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), 859-861.

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Available on microfilm at the Library.

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Formerly Panton MS 53.


Preferred citation: NLW MS 2021B.


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Llyfrgell Genedlaethol Cymru = The National Library of Wales

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  • Microform: $h - MEICRO NLW MS 2021B.
  • Text: NLW MS 2021B [RESTRICTED ACCESS]; $z - Access to the original manuscript by authorised permission only. Readers are directed to use surrogate copies..