Llyfr gweddi gyffredin,

Scope and Content

A copy of Llyfr Gweddi Gyffredin . . . (Llundain: S. Dover, tros Edward Ffowks a Phetr Bodvel, 1664). A fly-leaf carries the following notes which are in the hand of Moses Williams: 'Chweugain'; 'Memorandum that Peter Bodvel the Undertaker of this Book was a Presbyterian Book- seller at Chester & often bragg'd of comparing the King to an Owl the Royal Family to Cranes & the Clergy & their Followers to Apes, by the Capitals in the Morning & Evening service at the Beginning of those Prayers. And that Llwyd Bodvell of Carnarvonshire is his Grandson'. Within the volume is an autograph letter from W[illiam] Hone, dated at Newington Green, Islington, 22 April 1829, to Dr. [William] Owen Pughe, returning the volume.


Title based on contents.

Formerly known as Mysevin 33.

Preferred citation: NLW MS 13254D.

Other Finding Aids

The description is also available in the Handlist of Manuscripts in the National Library of Wales, Volume IV (Aberystwyth, 1971).

Custodial History

The title-page bears the signatures 'Moses Wiliams 1717' and 'Gwil. Owain. Ion. 1. 1803' [=William Owen-Pughe].

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