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Gerald of Wales on the Survival of Welsh

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'''"Gerald of Wales on the Survival of Welsh"''' is an article by W. Rhys Roberts, to which [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] contributed with a translation of a portion of a Latin text into late [[AB language|twelfth century English of the South West Midlands]]. It also notes a suggestion by Tolkien on the significance of "senior quidam".<ref>[http://www.tolkienbooks.net/php/details.php?reference=13100 Transactions of the Honourable Society of Cymmrodorion. 1925] at [http://www.tolkienbooks.net TolkienBooks.net] (accessed 12 November 2010)</ref> Tolkiens comment on "senior quidam" offers an insight into the meaning of the name [[Hending]], which is found in "The Longfather-tree of Master Samwise."<ref>[[Mark T. Hooker]], [[Tolkien and Welsh]], "Hending," pp. 194-196.</ref>
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'''"Gerald of Wales on the Survival of Welsh"''' is an article by W. Rhys Roberts, to which [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] contributed with a translation of a portion of a Latin text into late [[AB language|twelfth century English of the South West Midlands]]. It also notes a suggestion by Tolkien on the significance of "senior quidam".<ref>{{webcite|author=|articleurl=http://www.tolkienbooks.net/php/details.php?reference=13100|articlename=Transactions of the Honourable Society of Cymmrodorion. 1925|dated=|website=tolkienbooks.net|accessed=12 November 2010}}</ref>
  
 
The article was first published in the Welsh annual journal ''[[The Transactions of the Honourable Society of Cymmrodorion: Session 1923-24]]'' in [[1925]]. In [[2005]], Tolkien's contribution was reprinted in [[Tolkien Studies: Volume 2|''Tolkien Studies'': Volume 2]], in the article "J.R.R. Tolkien and W. Rhys Roberts's 'Gerald of Wales on the Survival of Welsh'" by [[Douglas A. Anderson]].  
 
The article was first published in the Welsh annual journal ''[[The Transactions of the Honourable Society of Cymmrodorion: Session 1923-24]]'' in [[1925]]. In [[2005]], Tolkien's contribution was reprinted in [[Tolkien Studies: Volume 2|''Tolkien Studies'': Volume 2]], in the article "J.R.R. Tolkien and W. Rhys Roberts's 'Gerald of Wales on the Survival of Welsh'" by [[Douglas A. Anderson]].  

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"Gerald of Wales on the Survival of Welsh" is an article by W. Rhys Roberts, to which J.R.R. Tolkien contributed with a translation of a portion of a Latin text into late twelfth century English of the South West Midlands. It also notes a suggestion by Tolkien on the significance of "senior quidam".[1]

The article was first published in the Welsh annual journal The Transactions of the Honourable Society of Cymmrodorion: Session 1923-24 in 1925. In 2005, Tolkien's contribution was reprinted in Tolkien Studies: Volume 2, in the article "J.R.R. Tolkien and W. Rhys Roberts's 'Gerald of Wales on the Survival of Welsh'" by Douglas A. Anderson.

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  1. "Transactions of the Honourable Society of Cymmrodorion. 1925" , tolkienbooks.net (accessed 12 November 2010)