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  GO BRITANNIA! Wales: Welsh Literature - 19th Century
Golyddan was the bardic title chosen by John Robert Pryse (1840-62): it was the name of a warrior in the "Brut y Tywysogyon" of the medieval period.
Hughes used a bardic title derived from the little valley in which he was born, Glyn Ceiriog in Llanarmon Dyffryn Clwyd, in an area only a few miles from the English border yet which even today has retained much of its Welsh culture and language.
Hughes published many volumes of poetry, and many of his poems became popular pieces for recitation on countless eisteddfod stages as well as well-known songs.
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 The Ceiriog Valley
Yet it is the Ceiriog Valley that has been called 'little Switzerland' and given rise to three notable poets, undoubtedly inspired by their love for their homeland.
In 1923, Parliament was asked to grant statutory powers to impound the upper waters of the River Ceiriog and to evict the local population living within an area of 13,600 acres.
John Ceiriog Hughes, commonly known as 'Ceiriog' is revered as the 'Robert Burns of Wales'.
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 John Ceiriog Hughes
John Ceiriog Hughes (1832-1887 was a Welsh poet, well known as a collector of Welsh folk tunes.
His song lyrics include Dafydd y Garreg Wen ("David of the White Rock") and Clychau Aberdyfi ("The Bells of Aberdyfi").
Like many Welsh poets, he took a bardic name - "Ceiriog".
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In 1984 a return to Nottingham took place, the accommodation was in the Hugh Stewart Hall of residence and the meeting took place from 31st Aug. until 2nd Sept. and was again organised by Tony Godwin and his willing helpers.
John Ceiriog-Hughes and Andre Haynes, having been approached before the meeting and indicated their willingness to be nominated, were each elected without contest as Chairman and Hon.
IN 1987 the AGM was held at the University of Bath from 18th to 20th Sept. The weekend was organised by John Morris of circle 16.
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 John Hughes — FactMonster.com
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 Welsh History - An Era of Change - free Suite101.com course
Because of their complete lack of knowledge of the Welsh language, many English critics are unable to appreciate such poets as John Ceiriog Hughes, whose publication of five volumes of his poetry in the 1860's brought him enormous fame in Wales, if not elsewhere.
Hughes specialized in expressing the feeling of nostalgia for the rural scenes, characters and music of one's childhood, a feeling known in Welsh as hiraeth.
It is no wonder that Ceiriog is so revered in Welsh schools today, for the following century saw the most rapid decline in the percentages of people speaking Welsh.
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John Jones was born at Newcastle Emlyn in 1818, and apprenticed to a watchmaker at Crickhowel.
Hughes and Son, Wrexham, and ought to be in the possession of every Welshman, and of everyone desirous of learning Welsh.
John Davies was born at Cardigan in 1834, and died April 24, 1892.
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 John Hughes - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
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 Welcome to Pony Treks
The Ceiriog Valley lies just south and parallel to the scenic Vale of Llangollen.
The Ceiriog Valley is also rich in literature and was the home of three poets - John Ceiriog Hughes 1832 - 1887, Huw Morus 1622 - 1709 (who wrote his poetry at Pontmeibion), Rev. Robert Ellis 1812 - 1875.
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 John Ceiriog Hughes (1832-87), poet :: Gathering the Jewels   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Ceiriog Hughes (1832-87) was born in Llanarmon Dyffryn Ceiriog, Denbighshire.
Ceiriog had begun composing poetry as a young man, but it was not until 1860 that his first volume was published, entitled 'Oriau'r Hwyr'.
His songs in particular were extremely popular and some, such as 'Nant y Mynydd' and 'Alun Mabon' continue to be sung and recited at eisteddfodau and concerts.
www.gtj.org.uk /en/item1/24033   (197 words)

 WCBC: Visiting Wrexham - Chirk and The Ceiriog Valley
The exquisite unspoilt scenery of the Ceiriog Valley has inspired many great literary works by famous Welsh poets John Ceiriog Hughes (1832-1887), Huw Morus (1662-1709) and Rev. Robert Ellis (1812- 1875), and has come to be known as the 'Valley of the Poets'.
A journey through the peaceful Ceiriog Valley reveals exciting and vastly differing landscapes, from green pasture and woodland to rocky mountains, sweeping moors eventually reaching the highest waterfall in Wales, Pistyll Rhaeadr, one of the 'Seven Wonders of Wales'.
Situated along the River Ceiriog are a number of charming, picturesque villages, and where the River Ceiriog meets the River Dee at the gateway to the Ceiriog Valley, stands the Welsh border town of Chirk.
www.wrexham.gov.uk /english/tourism/chirk_ceiriog_valley.htm   (407 words)

 Welsh literature
The first book to be printed in the Welsh language was Sir John Price[?]'s Yn y llyvyr hwnn ("In this book…") (1546), a work of religious devotion.
Poets now used their bardic names to disguise their identity in competitions, and continued to use them when they became well known.
The most celebrated poets of the century were: Evan Evans[?], John Blackwell[?], William Thomas[?] and John Ceiriog Hughes, who went by the bardic names of "Glan Geirionydd", "Alun", "Islwyn" and "Ceiriog" respectively.
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 Horse & Ponies for Sale   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Ty Newydd is a15th Century farmhouse situated outside Tregeiriog in the upper portion of the renowned Ceiriog valley.
The River Ceiriog rises in the Berwyn Mountains at 1,800 feet and then descends eastwards for some 18 miles to confluence with the more sedate River Dee.
Under Owain Gwynedd the kingdoms of Gwynedd and Powys were gradually freed from Norman influence and became re-established as major political units under Welsh rulers, enjoying Welsh law, and where the Welsh language flourished.
www.tynewyddlivery.co.uk /location.htm   (302 words)

 John Hughes Summary
Although his initial research centered on opiate-like chemicals, he has since centered his efforts on understanding the pharmacology biochemistry of naturally occurring neuroactive substances.
Hughes received undergraduate and postgraduate degrees at the University of London but traveled to the United States to earn a Ph.D at Yale University.
Hughes has been Director of the Parke-Davis Research Unit at Cambridge University, Senior Research Fellow at Wolfson College, and Honorary Professor of Neuropharmacology at Cambridge.
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 John Ceiriog Hughes - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
John Ceiriog Hughes (September 25, 1832 - April 23, 1887), was a Welsh poet and well-known collector of Welsh folk tunes.
Works by John Ceiriog Hughes at Project Gutenberg
This page was last modified 19:43, 20 October 2006.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/John_Ceiriog_Hughes   (338 words)

 John Hughes — Infoplease.com
On the BPEX board.(John Hughes appointed to the board for British Pig Executive)(Brief Article)
HUGHES TRIPLES FOR REVOLUTION.(John Hughes to write, direct and produce comedy for Revolution Studios)(Brief Article)
MBL Communications.(MEDIA)(appointments of Kimberly Schneider, Deborah Hughes and John Spano)(Brief article)
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 All Through the Night   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
This Welsh folksong is sung to a tune which was first published in Edward Jones' Musical and Poetical Relics of the Welsh Bards (1784), though the melody is probably a lot older.
The lyrics were written by John Ceiriog Hughes.
It has since been translated into several languages, including English and it is suggested that the first English translation of the lyrics was written by the ‘Romantic’ poet Amelia Opie (1769-1853); If that were the case then it obviously predates Edward Jones’ book.
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 The Daily Bleed September 25: Emma Goldman, Alexander Berkman, Bakunin, Modern School,Fredy Perlman, Guy Debord, ...
1832 -- John Ceiriog Hughes (1832-1887) lives, Denbighshire.
The march was ended after federal military forces were activated at the request of Governor John J. Cornwell.
1962 -- John Steinbeck is awarded the Nobel Prize for literature.
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 Ceiriog by John Ceiriog Hughes - Free eBook
Ar un o lethrau'r Berwyn y ganwyd ac y magwyd Ceiriog.
Gadawodd ei gartref anghysbell a mynyddig pan yn fachgen; a'i hiraeth am fynyddoedd a bugeiliaid bro ei febyd, tra ym mwg a thwrw Manceinion, roddodd fod i'w gan pan ar ei thlysaf ac ar ei thyneraf.
Mab Richard a Phoebe Hughes, Pen y Bryn, Llanarmon Dyffryn Ceiriog, oedd John Ceiriog Hughes.
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 Ceiriog Country Holidays - Heritage Trails
A similar vehicle-based tour to the Scenic Tour, this trail provides the opportunity to concentrate on the varied historical and cultural aspects of this unique Welsh Valley.
Taking in Chirk Castle (a National Trust property); Offa's Dyke; sites of industry (mills, mines, quarries); Telford's aqueducts; the Glyn Valley Tramway route; the birthplaces of the renowned local poets John Ceiriog Hughes and Huw Morris, and other local landmarks.
A varied and interesting look at how the valley has developed throughout the ages, the tour will take about 3-4 hours.
freespace.virgin.net /hbjm.griffiths/cch/pursuits/leisure/heritage.html   (129 words)

 Sample text for Library of Congress control number 2002007635
Emyr Humphries Still lives on the ancient speech, Still the ancient songs endure.
John Ceiriog Hughes The Welsh Storytelling Tradition It is summer 1983, Caernarvon Castle, North Wales.
Within the castle grounds the timeless stories which form the Four Branches of the Mabinogion are being presented by a bilingual team of actors, musicians, and storytellers.
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 minstrel: [Fwd: [MK8]Holiday Song Histories]   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
There are Welsh > lyrics appropriate to the New Year.
I don't have my copy handy, so I can't > say how they compare with the lyrics by Hughes, but I can dig them up and > post them if anyone's interested.
I thought "Relics", as originally published, only had tunes -- no lyrics for them -- but it's been an awfully long time since I had a look at the book, and the references I can find to it mention tunes and poetry but aren't clear about tune-plus-lyric combinations.
www.pbm.com /pipermail/minstrel/1999/010243.html   (205 words)

 OUP: Programme Notes
Commissioned by the Criccieth Festival with funds provided in part by the Welsh Arts Council, From the Song of Amergin was premièred in Port Meirion, North Wales, June 26th 1995, by harpist Elinor Bennett with members of the Lontano Ensemble.
In late autumn 2000, the composer received a commission from Owain Arwel Hughes to compose an "exciting piece" for The Last Night of the Welsh Proms.
Traditionally, The Last Night is a time of celebration; however, the composer also wanted to pay homage to the compelling voice of Welsh poet, R S Thomas (1913-2000).
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 Hughes, John Ceiriog - HighBeam Encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Find newspaper and magazine articles plus images and maps related to "Hughes, John Ceiriog" at HighBeam.
THE VIEW FROM HERE: Step back in time, a step from the border; Glyn Ceiriog has remained largely untouched by multi-nationals and, to an extent, even influence from its neighbouring country just six miles away.
More information is at your fingertips at HighBeam Research:
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 Arts & Humanities-Sample-Literature-American   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
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