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The Origin of the Minstrel Jurisdiction in Cheshire, 112—113 Charter granted to the King of the Minstrels, - 112

The Charge to the Minstrels, . - - 109—Sec

Hints towards forming a correct Hist, of the MTnstreis, 108, to 113



6—8 106

Morris Dancers, in note ten,
Mamgan, Rex, &c. *
The Music at the Coronation of Henry the Fifth,
The Music of the Welsli, characteristic of its origin,

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Manuscripts of Btneddy Saint, and Acbau V Saint, ice.
Destruction of the Welfli Manuscripts,
Meilir, the Bard, * * ■*

Epigram upon Mead, - -

About the beginning of the nth century, Music and Poetry

were in the zenith of perfection in Wales, - - 38 Unlicensed, or inferior sort of Musicians, or Minstrels, The Ancient Mode of Measuring amo:ig the Britons, Dissertation on the Musical Instruments of the We'fli, Of the Music of the Hebrews in the time of David and

Solomon, — The Welsh Music,

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In the reign of Henry the I Vth, the Welsh Muse revived,

to celebrate the Heroic exploits of O wen Glyndwr, 39—&c. The Seal of Owen Glyndxiir described. — - 42

Ode to Morvydd, tranflated from a Poem of Davydd ab Gtvilym, 44 . John Owen, the noted Epigrammatist, and Poet Laurent to Queen Elizabeth, - —

The Oak held in veneration - -

Description of a celebrated Onk-tice in Merionethshire* -
The colour of an Ovydd's garment,
A Poem by Owen Cyveiliog, Prince of Powis, —


Account of St. Patrick, - —
Pennillkn, Epigrammatic Stanzas, Poetical Effusions
and Pastorals,

, Past* Ode to the Sun, translated from a Poem of Davydd ab Giuilym, 43 Monody on Sim Ett, the celebrated Harper, — 44—&ci Alternate Singing with the Harp, —— 61—106


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81 82 8i Si 84 84 84 84 87 95

Song on a Bird,

Siin Tudur'i Messages to his Sweetheart,

The three principles of Sohg,

The three primaries of Song;

The three intentions of Song, ■ ——

The three forts of Songsters, ■
The three essences of vocal Song, 1
The seven Liberal Sciences, —— —
The Tculuwr, or Family Songster, and his profession,

The three branches of vocal Song,

The three edifying Songsters, 1
The three inferior Songsters, or Minstrels,
Hone J.I Sams, and Acbau V Saint, MS

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Musical Instruments of Scotland mentioned,
Of the Traditional Songs of the Bards,
Heroic Songs efficacious in War, Note five in page -
To sing in turn at feasts appears to have been customary

among the Saxons, as well as to play on the Harp, — 106 Stanzas and Songs on various subjects, 62—&c<


The Ancient Triads of the (stand of Britain, 9—10—11 —12—76 The Trees and Plant! mentioned in Druidkal verses, — 4 The five Royal Tribes of Wales, and 15 Special Tribes, 3 t—26

Taliefin, the celebrated Bard, 18—Uc.

Names of some Ancient Tunes, —— 26—27—29—35 The accession of a Tudor to the throne was the happy

aera destined to recal the exiled Ans of Wales — 46—130

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English Stanzas in a similar style to the Pennillion,
Powel, the Harper, - -

John Parry, the Harper, - -

Prognostication upon the colour of the New Moon, Stc.
The three Amorous Princes of Britain, - —

The three Gradations, in poetical compositions, -
Of Prydydd, or Metrical Bard, - - 83—84

The Fibgorn, or Horn-pipe, - - 116

The Pibroch, - - - 117

The Pibau, or Pipes, used by the Welsli long prior to the

Irilh, and Scots, - - 95—114—116


Roderie the Great, revised the Welsh Laws, &c. - 26

Roderic, King of all Wales, divided his dominion into three

Principalities, — - - 31

Prince Rhys's entertainment consisted of Musical and Poetical

Contests, deeds of arms, and other (hows, *• 34

A Riddle on a Bee-hive, - ■» 76

Revenues of the Bards, - - - 33—86

Account of Dr. J. Davydd Rhys, -

Anecdote of Sir Roger Williams, and Marshal Biron, -
Account of John Richards, of Llanrtast, the famous Harp

Maker, and his predecessors in that Art, -
Ranulph Bonuen besieged at Rljuddlan by Prince Llewelyn,


Sciences originated with the Bards, Druids, and Ovadcs, 3-7-93 A Series of Bards, and whom they were Bards to, 13—88

Swowdon the Parnassus of Wales, — - j

Ttum Bach, the celebrated Harper,
Of Tenures of Lands, —» ■ " - — ■ *

Three Things proper for a man to have in his house,
The three primary Triad of Tens, -
The three Things commendable in a man, ——

The choice Things of man,

Tabwrdd, or Tablet, —— ■
The Sofhar, or Trumpet; God gave direction to Moses
fur making that Instrument,

Golden Torques a badge of Britifli nobility,

The Bards and Druids had an extraordinary veneration for the number Three,'


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Urien ab Cyn-varch, King of Reged, The three Universalities of the World, Ulphus's Horn,

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86 117

104 112


Unbeniaeth Prydain, the Monarchal Song of Britain,


The Hallelujah Victory gained by the Britons,


Anciently, the Weljb inhabited all this Island, - 69—122 Of the Music of the Welsh, *—-l» 38—54—55—12* The Wei sh language anciently common to all Britain, 69—122

The Beauties of the Welsli Language, 53—54

The three lawful Weapons, ——— 80

The three foundations of W'itdom, 81

The Hospitality and Liberality of the Welsli, as described by

Giraldus, —— ■' 95

Waits, or Serenaders; fee the 8th Note in page ■ 108

Wassail Cup of the Apostles, &c. 118

The Horn of the Bailiwick of Wtrral Forest,, — 121 The Welsh formerly had Six kinds of Musical Instruments, 12a The farourite style of Music of th» Welsh, — 121—&c.


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