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Charles-Edwards, Gifford, “The scribes of the Red Book of Hergest”, National Library of Wales Journal 21:3 (Haf, 1980): 246–256.

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Citation details
Article
“The scribes of the Red Book of Hergest”
Volume
21
Pages
246–256
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Archive
resource: Welsh Journals Online
Subjects and topics
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Manuscripts
History, society and culture
Agents
Hopcyn ap Tomas ab EinionHopcyn ap Tomas ab Einion
(fl. 1337–1408)
Hopkyn ap Thomas
Welsh nobleman and patron.
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Hywel Fychan ap Hywel GochHywel Fychan ap Hywel Goch
(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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