File Bodewryd MS 2. - Welsh Poetry, etc,

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Bodewryd MS 2.


Welsh Poetry, etc,


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A composite vol. bound in limp parchment and foliated:. 1-38, 1-55 [No lacuna in text], 60-106 (90 twice) [no lacuna in text], 177-206, 208-9, 212-218, 225-7, 229-245. The first portion, written in the beginning of the eighteenth century, contains selections from Flores poetarum, triads, englynion, the divisions of Wales, cywyddau, poems in free metre, and an incomplete table of the contents of the latter portion of the vol. The second part of the vol. has been neatly written in two or more hands, one of the seventeenth century and the others of the early eighteenth. It contains Welsh poems in strict and free metres from the fifteenth century to the eighteenth, many of them either of Anglesey interest or written by Anglesey poets, particularly Lewis Môn, Sion Brwynog and John Griffith of Llanddyfnan. Among miscellaneous items are copies of the Articles of Agreement between the Parliamentary Commissioners and the inhabitants of Anglesey, 1648; Sir Edward Trevor's riddle; and a short bardic grammar.

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Preferred citation: Bodewryd MS 2.

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Llyfrgell Genedlaethol Cymru = The National Library of Wales

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  • Text: Bodewryd MS 2.