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'Welsh poems by various authors of the 17th century...'

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MS. Welsh e. 2
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'Welsh poems by various authors of the 17th century, including Owen Gwyned, Sion Mowdwy, Sion Kain, Huw Machno, R. Cynwal, W[atkyn] Clywedog, Simwnt Vychan, Sion Tudur, with two or three poems by D. ap Gwilim': incomplete: some of the poems are dated, 1625-51, but the reference is to the year of composition, not of writing.

('7'-'10', '17'-'324' pages)


  • Creation: Written in the second half of the 17th century


310 pages

Language of Materials

  • Welsh

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Welsh e. 2, fols. 1-2]

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MS. Welsh e. 2

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 19085


'Welsh poems by various authors of the 17th century...'

Biographical / Historical

Biographical details unknown.

Other Finding Aids

Falconer Madan, et al., A summary catalogue of western manuscripts in the Bodleian Library at Oxford which have not hitherto been catalogued in the Quarto series (7 vols. in 8 [vol. II in 2 parts], Oxford, 1895-1953; reprinted, with corrections in vols. I and VII, Munich, 1980), vol. VI, no. 31433

Immediate Source of Acquisition

'Bought Dec. 1891 from' a descendant of the rev. David Richards to whom the collection belonged.

Physical Facet

On paper


7 3/4 × 5 7/8 in.

'Welsh poems by various authors of the 17th century...'
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Repository Details

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Weston Library
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