The Poetry of Dafydd ap Gwilym

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

A large volume of the poetry of Dafydd ap Gwilym copied from the works of the Morris brothers of Anglesey by Owain Myfyr in 1768.

Administrative / Biographical History

Owen Jones, 1741-1814, was a native of Llanfihangel Glyn Myfyr, Denbighshire, who moved to live to London. He was a Quaker and a successful businessman. The promotion of Welsh literary life was one of his greatest interests. He was a member of the Cymmrodorion Society and a co-founder, with Robin Ddu, of the Gwyneddigion Society.

Dafydd ap Gwilym was one of the great poets of 14th century Wales.

Arrangement

Incorporated into the General Collection of Bangor Manuscripts

Conditions Governing Access

Open to all users.

Acquisition Information

Item received by the University College of North Wales on 30 June 1927

Note

Description compiled by Elen Wyn Hughes, January 2003.

Other Finding Aids

A typescript catalogue is available at the Archives Department of the University of Wales Bangor. Reference number : General Collection of Bangor Manuscripts 6

Conditions Governing Use

Usual copyright conditions apply. Reprographics are made at the discretion of the Archivist.

Related Material

The correspondence and notes of Owain Myfyr are held at the British Museum.