File 298B. - Transcripts by Mary Richards,

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298B.

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Transcripts by Mary Richards,

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  • [1815x1877]. (Creation)

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A volume in the hand of Mary Richards, Darowen containing '[C]ronicl y Tywysogion Cymry' (cf. Thomas Jones: Brut y Tywysogion (Cardiff, 1955), pp. 2-24); Welsh and other pedigrees, e.g. of Queen Victoria, King George IV, Gr. ap Kynan, Rhys ap Tewdwr, Lewis ap Owen (Dolgelley), Edmund Meyrick (Ucheldre), Llywelyn ap Gruffydd, Grono Fychan, William Pughe (Mathafarn), the family of Hendre Mur (Maentwrog), Robert Mostyn, the family of Salisbury, Sir Lewis Trelawny, the family of Breubwyll (Llanbedr, Merioneth), Cathrine Lloyd (Abercydill, Cemmes, Montgomeryshire), Oliver Cromwell, etc., and pedigrees from printed sources; a table of British kings entitled 'Tabl o holl Frenhinoedd Brydain, or Penaithiaid cyntaf hyd at ein Brenin George III ... a breintiwyd yn Almanac Mr Thomas Jones am y flwyddyn 1709 ... '; a table of the princes of South Wales entitled 'Cofrestr o Dywysogion Deheubarth y rhai oedd yn Cadw eu Llys yn Nhastell [sic] Dinevwr... '; poetry in strict metres ('awdlau' 'cywyddau', and especially 'englynion') by Gutto'r Glyn, Gruffyth Philip, William Llyn, Tudur Aled, Owen Gryffyth, Wiliam Philip, Owen Gwynedd, Robert Parry ('Robyn Ddu Eryri'), Robert Llwydd [sic], Huw Wiliams, Lewis Mon, Dafydd Llwyd ap Llewelyn ap Gruffydd, Dafydd Richards ('Dewi Silin'), Sion Cain, Morys Thomas ap Hywel, Huw Arwystl, Sir Owen ap Gwilym, Hugh Llwyd, Sion Philip, Sion Tudur, [John Jones] ('Myllin'), [Moris Jones] ('Meurig Idris'), Robert Davies ('Bardd Nantglyn'), Ieuan Gethin ap Ie'n ap Ll'in, William Miltwn, Richard Humphreys (Llanfair [Caereinion]), Gr[uffudd] ab Gr[uffudd], Llywelyn Goch Ameiric hen, Edmund Prys (Archddiagon Meirionydd), 'Sion Gwnfa', Iolo Goch, Raff ab Robert, [William Williams] ('Gwilym ab Ierwerth'), [Thomas Edwards] ('Twm o'r Nant'), Sr Ifan Llwyd Offeiriad, Walter Davies ('Gwallter Mechain'), [David Humphreys] ('Dewi Bardd Einion'), (J. W. Hughes] ('Edeyrn o Fôn'), Llywelyn ap Gutto, Hugh Moris, Taliesin, Ifan Jones ('Ieuan Gwynedd'), John Blackwell ['Alun'], [Robert Jones] ('Bardd Mawddach'), [William Edwards] ('Gwilym Padarn'), [Benjamin iones] ('P. A. Môn'), Cadwaladr Dafydd, Evan Evans ('[Ieuan] Glan Geirionydd'), [Rowland Parry] ('Ieuan Carn Dochan'), [William Ellis Jones] ('G[wilym] Cawrdaf'), [John Athelstan Owen] ('Bardd Meirion'), Robert Parry (Eglwysfach), James Dwnyd, Aneurin Owain, [William Williams] ('G[wilym] Cyfeiliog'), (David Richards] ('Dafydd Ionawr') John Parry, John Llwyd ('o Halfen'), etc., and anonymous poems; poetry in free metres by Dafydd Jones ('y Tailiwr hir'), Edmund Prys (Archddiacon Meirionydd), William Phylip, Elis Edward, John Hughes (Llanbadarn Fawr) ('Ioan Glaslwyn', 'Ioan Min Mochno', 'Bardd Ystwyth'), Thomas Ellis ('Bardd Caerwys'), Sion Tudur, John Edward, Evan Evans ('[Ieuan] Glan Geirionydd'), Dafydd Rees ('Saer Coed', Llanbryn Mair), Dafidd Cadwal[a]dr (Llan y Mowddwy), Sion Prys ('o Fowddwy'), [David Jones] 'Ieuan Cadfan', D. Davies (curate Llan y Blodwell), [Benjamin Jones] ('P. A. Môn'), [John Jones] ('Ioan Tegid'), D. Humphreys ('Dewi Einion'), Thomas Jones (Creaton), etc., and anonymous poems; ' ... henwau pymtheg llwyth Gwynedd'; extracts from John Reynolds: 'A true statement of all the Decendant[s] of the late David Llwyd Boneddwr of Cymmerau in the Parish of Llanbadarn fawr in the County of Cardigan' [grandfather of Mary Richards]; accounts of 'plygain' services at Darowen, Llangynyw and Llan Erful during the period 1842-70; 'Constitua seu Edicta antiquitus in usum Bardorum & Musicorum praescripta. Braint arr wyr gerdd drwy waith Tywyssogion Cymry ...'; ' ... Compownd Manwel' by Dafydd Nanmor; an account of trilobites, seals, etc. in the possession of Mary Richards, 1863-5: personal memoranda by Mary Richards; letters from Thomas Richards, Darowen to his children at the Wrexham eisteddfod, 1823 (personal), [ ] to M[ary] Richards, undated (enclosing nuts, the felling of the largest sycamore tree in the country in the churchyard at Llan y Mowddwy), [Griffith Jones] ('Gruffydd Glan Gwynion') [Dolgellau] to Mair Richards, Darowen, undated (a gift of two books to the recipient, London Eisteddfod) (two copies), W[illiam] Edwards ('Gwilym Padarn'), Llanberis to [Mary] Richards, Llangynyw, 1829 (the proposed publication of Eos Padarn), J. Blackwell ['Alun'], Rhydychain to M[ary] Richards, Darowain, 1824 (an enclosed stanza by 'Tegid'), [Daniel Evans]) 'Daniel Ddu [o Geredigion']) to Mair Richards, Darowain, 1830 (the proposed publication of Gwinllan y Bardd), John Evan[s], secretary, Cymmrodorion or Metropolitan Cambrian Institution to [Mary Richards], 1821 (the election of addressee to honorary membership of the Society), and Elizabeth Richards, Darowen, to Miss [ ] Gardner, 1824 (the antiquarian and other interests of the writer's sister [Mary], an old seal given to [Mary] by the addressee); a portion of a bardic grammar entitled 'Dosparth y llyfr Cynta or Pump llyfr Cerddwriaeth Cerdd dafod'; 'Enwau y Gwyr Ieuang a ddysgodd i ganu'r Bibell neu y Flute Germanaidd Gan Mair Richard Ofyddes Darowen, hithau a ddysgasai ei deall gan ei Brawd Dewi Sillin ... '; accounts of the tithe corn of Darowen, 1591-2; armorial bearings (Gwent, Carmarthenshire, etc.); a list of twenty-two books of pedigree ('Llyfrau Ach') of King Edward VI; a list of twenty-four 'cromlechi' [in Anglesey] ('Cofrestr or Cromlechau neu allorau Derwyddion'); 'Hyd a lled a chwmpas y Ddaear ai Thewdwr'; etc. Among the sources quoted by the scribe are a manuscript of Angharad Llwyd (p. 316) and 'Llyfyr Moelyrch Llansilin' (p. 368).

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Preferred citation: 298B.

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Llyfrgell Genedlaethol Cymru = The National Library of Wales

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