File 149E. - Y Piser Hir,

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149E.

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Y Piser Hir,

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  • 1853-1860. (Creation)

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A volume consisting almost entirely of Parts I - II of 'Y Piser Hir' in the hand of Owen Williams, Waunfawr, Caernarvonshire, being transcripts, with copious annotations, made during the period 1859-60, of 'cywyddau', 'awdlau', 'englynion', etc. by Tudur Aled, Gruffydd ab yr Ynad Coch, Guto'r Glyn, Sion Tudur, Edmund Prys, William Llyn, Simwnt Vychan, Gruffydd Hiraethog, Sion Brwynog, Dafydd ab Edmund, Iolo Goch, Gwerfil Mechain, Ieuan Gethin ab Ieuan ab Lleision, Gwilym ab Ieuan hen, Dafydd Nanmor, Owain Gwynedd, Aneurin Wawdrydd, Dafydd Llwyd ysgolaig, Dafydd Llwyd ab Llywelyn ab Gruffydd, Dafydd Meifod, Dafydd ab Meredydd ab Tudur, Dafydd ab Hywel, Dafydd Ddu o Hiraddug, Edward Morys, Edward Maelor, Ellis Rowlands, Gruffydd Llwyd ab Dafydd ab Einion, Gutyn Ceiriog, Gwilym ab Sefnyn, Gruffydd Philip, Hugh Morys, Huw Arwystl, Hywel Dafydd ab Evan ab Rhys, Huw Llwyd Cynfel, Huw Gruffydd ('y Quaker'), Hywel ab Syr Mathew, Huw Cae Llwyd, Huw Roberts ('o Dre Logen'), Ieuan Llwyd Siephrey, Ifan ab Hywel ab Swrdwal, Llawdden Brydydd, Ieuan ab Rhydderch, Lewis Mon, Llywelyn ab Gutyn, Meredydd ab Rhys, Morys Dwyfech (Morys ab Ifan ab Einion), Owain ab Llywelyn ab y Moel, Ffoulk Prys, Owain Deiliwr, Prydydd hael, Richard Philip, Robin y prydydd bach, Robert ab Rhys Wyn, Rowland Vaughan, Rhys Goch Glyn Ceiriog, Robin Ddu Ddewin, Rhys Goch Glyn Dyfrdwy, Robin Cludro, Rhees ab Hary ('gwr boneddig or Dref hir yn Euas'), Rhys ab Hywel ab Dafydd, Sion Philip, Dr Sion Cent, John Prichard, John Davies ('Sion Dafydd las', 'Bardd Meirion'), John Gruffydd (Llanddyfnan), Sion Mawddwy, Syr Dafydd Trefor, Siancyn ab Einion, Sion Roger, Tudur Penllyn, Thomas ab Robert, Thomas Prys (Plas Iolyn), William Philip, Elis Cadwaladr, Huw ab Evan ab Robert, Dafydd ab Gwilym, Sion Risiart, John Davies [? Rhiwlas], Gruffydd Grug, Lewis Daron, Lewis Glyn Cothi, Llywelyn Guto Banwr, Dafydd Epynt, Llywelyn Goch ab Meirig hen ('o Nanau'), Rhys Penardd, Edward ab Rhys, Rhys Nanmor ('pencerdd'), Gruffydd ab Dafydd Vychan, Llywelyn ab Gruffydd ab Ednyfed, Robin Ddu o Fon, Syr Huw Pennant, Dafydd Gorlech, Gruffydd ab Llywelyn Vychan, Ieuan brydydd hir, Ieuan Gruffydd Leiaf, Ieuan Dyfi, Olifer ab Daf'dd Llwyd, Llywelyn ab owain ab Cynwrig Moel, Rhys D'dd Llwyd ab Einon Lygliw, Llywelyn ab Ednyfed leiaf, Dafydd ab Rhys, Rhys Goch Eryri, Meredydd Llwyd, Llywelyn ab Hywel ab Ieuan ab Goronwy, Ll'n ab Einion Ddu, Hwlcyn, Llywelyn ab Hywel, Syr Rhys [o Garno], Owain Dwna, Robin Ddu o Arfon, Gr'dd ab Ieu'n ab Ll'n Vychan, Syr Ieuan, Syr Owain ab Gwilym, Gruffydd ab Goronwy Gethin, Dafydd ab Llywelyn Fychan, etc. The text also includes 'Casbethau Ieuan Brydydd hen' and some Nanmor and Llandrillo pedigrees, and a lacuna in the text of one 'cywydd' is completed in the hand of [John John Roberts] ('Iolo Caernarfon'). Part I is based on 'Llyfr Brith Corsygedol' (Peniarth MS 198) and Part II on a manuscript probably in the hand of John Jones, Gellilyfdy. There are imperfect lists of contents at the beginning of each part. Bound in at the end of the volume, also in the hand of Owen Williams, are 'englynion' ('I'r Iesu', etc.) transcribed in 1853 from a manuscript (1655) of William Salesbury of Bachymbyd; two versions of an address on 'Helynt y Cymry, eu hiaith a'u defodau, etc.' delivered at Eisteddfod Tywyn, Tre Fadog, and prepared for publication in the Carnarvon Herald; and a biography of Richard Jones ('Gwyndaf Eryri'; 1785-1848). The volume is lettered on the spine in gold: 'Owain Gwyrfai MS'.

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Welsh, English, Latin.

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Preferred citation: 149E.

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vtls005595384

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ISYSARCHB55

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Llyfrgell Genedlaethol Cymru = The National Library of Wales

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