Aberystwyth, National Library of Wales, Llanstephan MS 27 part of Llyfr Coch Talgarth (Red Book of Talgarth)
- manuscript fragment
- Welsh manuscripts
Welsh manuscript collection of religious texts, mainly in the hand of Hywel Fychan. Other parts of the original manuscript are in Peniarth MS 12 and Cardiff MS 3.242.
Hopkyn ap Thomas
Welsh nobleman and patron.
See more Patron: Hopcyn ap Thomas ab Einion.
See more On f. v, signature of John Powell.
Welsh scholar, antiquarian and clergyman.
See more On f. 1, Liber Moses Williams ex dono J. Powell de Talgarth 1719.
(fl. 14th century)
Hywel Fychan ap Hywel Goch was a fourteenth century Welsh scribe. He was a man with clerical training who knew Latin and was able to edit and organize a book. He also wrote lawbooks. Hywel Fychan is most famous for being the chief scribe of the Red Book of Hergest (Oxford, Jesus College, MS 111). He is also connected to Aberystwyth, National Library of Wales, Peniarth MS 11; Aberystwyth, National Library of Wales, Llanstephan MS 27 (Llyfr Coch Talgarth); and Philadelphia, Library Company, MS 8680.O. He furthermore made a contribution to the Culchwch ac Olwen-text of the White Book of Rhydderch (Aberystwyth, National Library of Wales, Peniarth 4-5) on folio 83v.
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