- [1675x1725] / (Creation)
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The name of Rees (Rice, Riceus) Roberts appears under the years 1685 and 1689, and it also bears the names of Richard Roberts, of Robert Jones, joiner, Llanrwst, and of ?John Jones, Trefriw.
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An imperfect volume containing poetry in strict and free metres ('cywyddau', 'englynion', 'carolau', 'dyrïau', 'cerddi', and 'penillion') by David Lloyd, David Gorlech, Richd. Abram, Evan Gryff', Edward Morris, Robert Edward, Richard Thomas, Ed'd Cadwalader, Morus Robert, Hugh Morris, Hugh Kadwalader, John Evans ('or Esgwivrith'), David Nanmor, John Richd., and Sr. Rys; instructions on the 'suptraction' and 'adition' of money; a table showing how to determine the times of high tide at Beaumaris; a form of 'A plain bill of dept', 1682; numerous medical and other recipes, in English and Welsh (e.g., 'Rhag y Cymsymsiwn', 'Rhag y llynger', 'Rhag y Pigin', etc.); 'Messurau Cyff Pandy'; 'Llyma y saith bechod marwol ...', 'Dyma y Cynghorau sydd rhag y saith bechod marwol ...', and 'Llyma y saith weithred y drugaredd ...'; 'A Choice Collection of Proverbs & Apophthegms'; 'Llyma brif ddewis bethau gan wr'; rate assessment accounts in the parish of Penmachno, 1690?, and in the hundred of Nant Conwy, 1717 and undated; a charm entitled 'Dyma swyn rhag rhaib ag adwyth'; and a valentine. The volume is partly in the hand of Rees (Rice, Riceus) Roberts.
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The description is also available in the Handlist of Manuscripts in the National Library of Wales, Volume IV (Aberystwyth, 1971).
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Formerly known as J. T. Evans 1.
Preferred citation: NLW MS 11990A.
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- Lloyd, David, 1752-1838 (Subject)
- Gorlech, Dafydd, 1410?-1490? (Subject)
- Abraham, Richard, fl. 1673-1700 (Subject)
- Gruffudd, Ifan, ca. 1655-ca. 1734 (Subject)
- Morris, Edward, 1607?-1689 (Subject)
- Edwards, Robert, 1775-1805 (Subject)
- Thomas, Richard, poet (Subject)
- Cadwaladr, Edward, 16th cent. (Subject)
- Roberts, Morris, -approximately 1723 (Subject)
- Morys, Huw (Subject)
- Cadwaladr, Huw, 17th cent. (Subject)
- Evans, John, poet (Subject)
- Dafydd Nanmor, active 1450-1490 (Subject)
- Richards, John, 1720-1764 (Subject)
- Rhys, Sir (Subject)
- Roberts, Rees, fl. 1685 (Subject)