Cywyddau Cymraeg (Welsh Poetry)

Scope and Content

Three books containing a collection of Welsh cywyddau, copied during the 17th century. Includes poetry by Robin Ddu, Dafydd Gorllech, Dafydd Llwyd ap Llewelyn, Owain Twna, Sion Tudur, Dafydd Nanmor. One manuscript contains the work of 15th century poets in particular, whilst another appears to concentrate on Merioneth poets.

Administrative / Biographical History

No information was available regarding the compiler of this manuscript.


Incorporated into the General Collection of Bangor Manuscripts

Conditions Governing Access

Open to all users.

Acquisition Information

Acquired from the Library at Ty'n y Braich, Dinas Mawddwy, Merioneth, once the home of John Jones, poet, farmer and fervent Congregationalist.


Description compiled by Elen Wyn Hughes, September 2003.

Other Finding Aids

A typescript catalogue is available at the Archives Department of the University of Wales Bangor. Reference numbers : General Collection of Bangor Manuscripts 1267-1269

Conditions Governing Use

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

Related Material

Also held at the Archives Department of the University of Wales Bangor are the Papers of John Jones, Ty'n y Braich and the Ty'n y Braich, Dinas Mawddwy Manuscripts