File 6B. - Llyfr Tesni,

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6B.

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Llyfr Tesni,

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  • [1691/2]-[18 cent.]. (Creation)

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The volume bears the names of Lewis Roberts, stonemason, Caer y Derwddon, and Thomas William. It subsequently passed into the library of John Jones ('Myrddin Fardd').

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An imperfect manuscript lettered 'Llyfr Tesni' containing astrological and other texts and tables, such as 'llyma y XII Arwydd', 'helynt yr wybyr' ('devddeg gwynt y sydd'), 'Arwyddion' based on the incidence of thunder within each month, 'llyma Rifedi yr hyn sydd, o orie ymhob mis or flwyddyn', 'llyma glandyr a elwir treiad ymryson', a table for the years 1690-1794 indicating the golden number ('prif') and dominical letter ('llythyren y Svl'), 'devddec mis sydd yn y flwyddyn', 'englynion ir prifiav ysydd yn y misoedd hyny', a table of the cycle of the sun and the moon, 'Brevddwidion y lloer yn ol llyfr y gwybodeth', 'Era Pater', 'Englynion y Misoedd' by Aneirin gwawdydd ('yn llys Maelgwyn gwynedd Brenin Brytaniaid'), 'Englynion yr Eira Mynydd' by Mabgloch ab Llowarch hen, 'Cowydd ir ffenix' by Sion Phylip, 'devddeg gair gwir', 'Cowydd ir devddeg gair gwir, by Thomas ap Evan (1629), and 'llyma henwav y brenhinoedd a farnwyd yn ore or brytaniaid ... 24 sydd o honynt. The volume was written by Richard 'ysgripiwr' (the scribe) during the period January ? 1691/2 - April 1692; in addition, some recipes (for ink, how to write with gold) in an 18th century hand.

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Welsh.

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Preferred citation: 6B.

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vtls005595246

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ISYSARCHB55

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Llyfrgell Genedlaethol Cymru = The National Library of Wales

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