File NLW MS 7008E - Llyfr Achau Sion Griffith Cae Cyriog

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NLW MS 7008E


Llyfr Achau Sion Griffith Cae Cyriog


  • [1697-1815] (Creation)

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A volume of pedigree collections, mainly of North Wales families, compiled by John Griffith of Cae Cyriog in the parish of Ruabon. The compiler, who starts with his own lineage, describes his work as 'llyfr hanesion Achau ac Arfau amryw wyr boneddigion ac uchelwyr o Gymru; wedy ei gasglu, a'i ysgrifennu gan Sion Gruffydd, mis mai, Ano dni 1697'. -- At the beginning of the manuscript and elsewhere are additions, some of them dated as late as 1815. Besides the pedigrees there are the names of some 'Justices of the Peace within the Parrish of Ruabon for the County of Denbigh since the begining of Queen Elizabeths Reigne', a list of some 'Viccars of Ruabon since the Reformation', 'Coppi Cymraeg o siarter Lladin, Swydd y wayn yn amser Iarll Arundel', copies of inscriptions on tombs at Dolwyddelan, 'a true Copy of all the Matches, & Coats of Armes that are on the walls within the Inner Chamber over the Gate house at the Lower house of Gwyder', etc. -- A 'Bannod i'r llyfr hwn' begins on page 167.

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Welsh, English

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Formerly known as Griffith of Cae Cyriog 3


Preferred citation: NLW MS 7008E

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