File 37B. - Transcripts by Peter Bailey Williams,

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Transcripts by Peter Bailey Williams,


  • [1785x1836] (Creation)

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75 ff. (paginated 1-150) ; 200 x 160 mm.

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The volume subsequently passed into the library of John Jones ('Myrddin Fardd').

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A holograph manuscript of Peter Bailey Williams containing annotated transcripts of 'awdlau', 'cywyddau' and 'englynion' by Goronwy Owen; letters of Goronwy Owen, Lewis Morris ('Llewelyn Ddu o Fôn'), and William Morris (printed in J. H. Davies (ed.): The Letters of Goronwy Owen (1723-1769) (Cardiff 1924), The Letters of Lewis, Richard, William and John Morris ... 1728-1765, vols I-II (Aberystwyth, 1907-09), etc.); lists of 'Modern Welsh Authors, [fl. 1590-1770] and '... Bards who flourished about 1280'; 'englynion' by Rhisiart Jones ('o Fôn) and an 'awdl' by 'Guttun Gwrecsam' ('sef John Edward, neu Sion Ceiriog'); and a list of 'Authors of Welsh Grammars'. There are some annotations by St George Armstrong Williams.

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Welsh, English.

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Preferred citation: Cwrtmawr MS 37B.


'P. B. Williams, Llanrhug No. 5' (ink inside front cover)

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Llyfrgell Genedlaethol Cymru = The National Library of Wales

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