File 8B. - Y Gododdin, etc.

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Y Gododdin, etc.


  • [1760x1822]. (Creation)

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The name of D[avid] Thomas appears on the fly-leaf, and, according to two inscriptions on the inside upper cover the volume, was presented to J. H. Davies by Professor J. Glyn Davies, who had acquired it from the library of the Reverend St George Armstrong Williams, perpetual curate of Betws Garmon, Caernarvonshire.

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A manuscript containing a transcript of the text of 'Y Gododdin', in old and modern orthography; an adjudication by Owen Jones ('Owain Myfyr') and Rob[er]t Hughes ('Robin Ddu o Fôn') on an elegy to Mr [Richard] Morys, President of the Honourable Society of Cymrodorion; 'Awdl ar y Testyn Jubili Mor-glawdd Tre' Fadog' by Dafydd Thomas ('D[afydd] Ddu o Eryri'), 1811; and 'Beirniadaeth Gymreig' being reviews ('Ad-olwg') by D. Thomas ('o Arfon'), 1812, of 'Awdl ar Amaethyddiaeth' by Walter Davies ['Gwallter Mechain'] and a similar composition by Edwd. Hughes ['Y Dryw'], both submitted to an eisteddfod at Tre' Fadog, 1811. The text of the 'Gododdin' is in the hand of David Ellis (1736-95), vicar of Cricieth, and the remainder of the manuscript in the hand of David Thomas ('Dafydd Ddu Eryri', 1759-1822).

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Preferred citation: 8B.

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Llyfrgell Genedlaethol Cymru = The National Library of Wales

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  • Text: 8B.
  • Microform: $i - MEICRO CWRTMAWR MSS (RÎL/REEL 4).