Drwy'r Ysbryd heddiw awn

Author (stanza 3): Daniel Hughes

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Author (stanzas 1, 2): John Jenkins

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Text Information

First Line: Drwy'r Ysbryd heddiw awn
Author (stanza 3): Daniel Hughes
Author (stanzas 1, 2): John Jenkins
Language: Welsh

Tune

CRUSADERS' HYMN (111271)

ST. ELIZABETH appears to be an eighteenth-century tune from the Glaz area of Silesia. It has always been associated with this text. No factual data exists for the legend that this text and tune date back to the twelfth-century crusades, although those apocryphal stories explain one of the names by w…

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