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*liwenlliant implies, a beautiful Fair; or more literally, White as the torrent foam. I presume that this Lady, was the Daughter of Prince Rhồs ab Griffith, of South Wales, and wife of Ednyfed Vychan; who is mentioned in Powel's History of Wales, to have exceeded all other Women of her time, both in beauty and accomplishments, and died greatly lamented, in the year 1190 - The title of the Tune seems to imply it to be, the Lullaby, that was played to sooth this Princess to sleep; which was not an unusual custom among the oid Britons, See the first Volume of the Welsh Bards, fuge 27, &c.
Hem Rogero Bengocht
* Query, who her this was Roger of ('onway, the Franciscan fryer, who was renowned for learning and Author of several Rooky,in the reign or Edward the Third, or, Roger Nightingale, a clergyman and a distinguished Singer, who was patroni. -sordby Irohbashop Williams, and flourished in the time of Charles the first, and siiard.
Hafod y Wraig lawen: _The merry Womanis Dairy House
Oh! how charming is the bliss
The words which are set to this Air are modern.
10 Caingc Dafydd Brophwyd._The Tune of David the Prophet.,
The above Subject, was taken from a curious musical Manuscririt of the 11. Century: and probably the Tune is of a much morn