Llynwarch Owain Reynolds: Poems of Gwalchmai

Scope and Content

Translation of the poems of Gwalchmai by Llynwarch O. Reynolds, 50 folios: (fo. i) title-page; (fo. iv) note on Gwalchmai's descent; (fo. ii) list of contents; (fo. 1) note on the text; (fo. 3) text of the translation, with footnotes; (fo. 46) index of names. Attached to fo. ii is a letter from Reynolds to E.B. Cowell, 2 October 1882.

Administrative / Biographical History

Llynwarch Owain Reynolds (fl. 1822-1882) was the son of Jonathan Owain Reynolds, gentleman, of Merthyr Tydfil, Glamorgan. He matriculated at Jesus College, Oxford, on 27 October 1868, aged 26 (B.A., 1875).

Access Information

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Acquisition Information

Bequeathed by Professor E.B. Cowell, 1903.


Description compiled by Robert Steiner, Department of Manuscripts and University Archives. The biographical history was compiled with reference to the entry on Llynwarch Reynolds in Joseph Foster, ed., Alumni Oxonienses, 1715-1886, L-R (Oxford, 1888), p. 1188.

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