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The term '''Poets of the Princes''' (Beirdd y Tywysogion) refers to the [[Welsh]] poets of the [[12th century|12th]] and [[13th century|13th]] centuries, up until the death of Llywelyn in 1282, when [[Wales]] effectively lost its independence. The poetry typically celebrates the renoun of the [[patron]] [[Prince]], and is refined in diction.
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The term '''Poets of the Princes''' (Beirdd y Tywysogion) refers to the [[Welsh]] poets of the [[12th century|12th]] and [[13th century|13th]] centuries, up until the death of Llywelyn in 1282, when [[Wales]] effectively lost its independence. The [[poetry]] typically celebrates the renown of the [[patron]] [[Prince]], and is refined in diction.
   
 
The bulk of the extant poetry from this period survives in four [[manuscript]]s. These are the [[Black Book of Caermarthen]], the [[Book of Taliesin]], the [[Hendregadredd Manuscript]] and the [[Red Book of Hergest]].
 
The bulk of the extant poetry from this period survives in four [[manuscript]]s. These are the [[Black Book of Caermarthen]], the [[Book of Taliesin]], the [[Hendregadredd Manuscript]] and the [[Red Book of Hergest]].

Latest revision as of 13:37, 28 September 2007

The term Poets of the Princes (Beirdd y Tywysogion) refers to the Welsh poets of the 12th and 13th centuries, up until the death of Llywelyn in 1282, when Wales effectively lost its independence. The poetry typically celebrates the renown of the patron Prince, and is refined in diction.

The bulk of the extant poetry from this period survives in four manuscripts. These are the Black Book of Caermarthen, the Book of Taliesin, the Hendregadredd Manuscript and the Red Book of Hergest.