File NLW MS 13238B. - 'Twm o'r Nant' MS,

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NLW MS 13238B.


'Twm o'r Nant' MS,


  • [1801x1809] / (Creation)

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Paginated 1-190 (pages 156-8 and 177 to the end blank). Bound in white parchment (much discoloured) on boards.

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'Rhodd T. o'r Nant i mi - Idrison - 1809' inscribed on p. 1.

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A volume of Welsh poetry, 'cywyddau' and 'cerddi', given by [Thomas Edwards], 'Twm o'r Nant', to [William Owen-Pughe], 'Idrison', in 1809. Pages 1-172 are in the hand of 'Twm o'r Nant', and pages 102-110 are bicolumnar. Most of the items contained in the manuscript are the work of 'Twm o'r Nant' and are unpublished for the most part. Other poets represented in the volume are: John Thomas o bentre'r Foelas, Jonathan Hughes, Sion Prichard y gof o Dreffynon: alias Sion y Gôf ffyrnig, Gutun Gwrexham [=Edward Charles], Hywel Wehydd [= 'Hywel Eryri', Hugh Evans], John Roberts of 'plwy Lygen', and Rog[er] Edw[ar]ds. Other poems are attributed to Gwas Ystiwart Castell Rhodwy, Rhys y geiriau duon, Gelyn y Bleiddiaid, and Cynffon yr Esgob.

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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 18.


Preferred citation: NLW MS 13238B.

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Llyfrgell Genedlaethol Cymru = The National Library of Wales

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  • Text: NLW MS 13238B.