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'Welsh poems by various authors...'

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MS. Welsh f. 4
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'Welsh poems by various authors, including D[afyd] ap Edmwnt, Rhys Goch, Lewis Glyn Cothi, D. Nanmor, Edmwnd Prys & William Cynwal, in the autograph of Benjamin Simon, written circa 1760, There is "a choice collection of the most select Proverbs in English" at the beginning of the MS.'


  • Creation: Written in the 18th century


192 pages

Language of Materials

  • Welsh
  • English

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Welsh f. 4, fols. 1-2]

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MS. Welsh f. 4

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 19097


'Welsh poems by various authors...'

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. 31440

Immediate Source of Acquisition

'Bought Dec. 1891 from a descendant of the rev. David Richards to whom the collection belonged. This volume was owned by 'Dafydd Rhisiart, 1755.'

Physical Facet

On paper


6 1/2 × 4 in.

'Welsh poems by various authors...'
EAD version 2020 by Alice Whichelow
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Repository Details

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Weston Library
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Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom