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Traditional medicine -- Formulae, receipts, prescriptions
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Medical prescriptions, etc.

A late eighteenth and early nineteenth century manuscript of Thomas Davies containing medical recipes and prescriptions, notes on the treatment of diseases and on the virtues of herbs, and a few miscellaneous notes and extracts. The contents have ...

Sermons,

A volume of sermon notes bearing the name 'Richard Foulkes Dimbuch (crossed out) Ebrill 12 1813', above which J. H. Davies has written in pencil 'Richard Foulkes (1784-1823)' [i.e. 'Silas Glandyfrdwy', Baptist ministe...

Miscellanea,

A notebook partly in the hand of Mary Richards containing miscellaneous material e.g. Welsh and English verses, one series being by 'R[ichard] Richards Vicar Meifod', 1820; medical recipes; 'A List of Subscribers towards paying Rent...

Prescription book of John Harries,

A prescription book of John Harri[e]s (d. 1839), astrologer, medicine-man, and 'conjurer' ('dyn hysbys'), of Pant-coy, Cwrtycadno, Carmarthenshire. The contents are based partly, if not wholly, on what the writer describes as &...

Miscellanea,

A manuscript containing poetry (pp. 17-42), the poets including Taliesin, Iolo Goch, Dafydd ab Edmwnt and others, with poetry included also within other sections of the text; triads attributed to Taliesin (p. 16); the Rood legend (pp. 97-103); apo...

Ieuan ap William and others.

Pedigrees, genealogies of saints, &c.,

A manuscript written c. 1634 (see p. 165) containing pedigrees (pp. 164-166, 189-215, 217-243); Bonedd y Saint (pp. 87, 216); 'Dosbarth Arveu' (pp. 167-188); proverbs (pp. 160-162); triads (pp. 259-260); 'Cantrevyd a chymydeu Cymru&...

[?John Pryce].

Theology, cerdd dafod, &c.,

A manuscript which includes theological passages (pp. 1-9); a treatise on Cerdd Dafod (pp. 10-16); Cyfrinach y Beirdd (pp. 33-68); Bonedd y Saint (pp. 69-79); pedigrees (pp. 80-84); Cynghorau Catwn Ddoeth (pp. 98-99); medical recipes (112); astron...

Gutun Owain.

Poetry,

A manuscript containing Welsh poetry, including the work of Edmwnd Prys, Sion Brwynog, Guto'r Glyn, Sion Phylip, Sion Tudur, Taliesin, Iolo Goch and others. Pp. 7-58, 61-66, 171-210 are in the hand of Roger Williams, assistant to Bishop Willi...

Roger Williams, Dr John David Rhys and John Powell.

A treatise descriptive of arms

A manuscript in three hands containing a treatise on arms addressed to Morgan Elfael (fl. c. 1528-1541) from Hywel ap Syr Mathew (d. 1581); also poetry, etc. Pp. 1-165 are in the autograph of Hywel ap Syr Mathew and were written in 1557 (cf. the w...

Hywel ap Syr Mathew and others.

Barddoniaeth, etc.,

  • NLW MS 10893E.
  • File
  • [1650x1725].

A seventeenth and early eighteenth century manuscript of Welsh and English poetry, medical recipes, prophecies attributed to Myrddin and Taliesin, triads, and later additions of a miscellaneous nature. The volume is in several hands, and some of t...

Tracts and recipes,

An account of proceedings against [ ] Wrainham for presenting to the King a book called 'Revewe and Revivor of the Report of the Mr. of Rolls Phillips and the decree of my lord Chancellor', c. 1610; veterinary and medical recipes; and a ...

?Thomas Edwards.

Recipes,

A notebook containing medical, culinary, veterinary and other recipes, together with some farming memoranda of the period 1832-1833.

Accounts, &c.,

A notebook containing accounts with Mrs. Ann Evans, Glastyr [parish of Nevern, Pembrokeshire], and others, in respect of household requirements, 1816-1821 and undated; medical and other recipes; and particulars of sermons preached at Newport and S...

Medical lectures, &c.,

An incomplete volume containing notes and transcripts of printed lectures and papers on medical subjects, 1814-1837 and undated, and medical prescriptions.

Miscellanea,

Miscellaneous papers, including numerous draft horoscopes compiled in response to individual requests (e.g. Margaret Davies, 'Cerigcadarn', Jane Jenkins, Gwenddwr, Elizabeth Jones, Devil's Bridge, etc.); a holograph letter to '...

Recipes,

Medical and other recipes compiled by John Elliss, Skinner Street, Aberystwyth, during the period 1840-1857.

John Elliss.

Recipes, &c.,

  • NLW MS 11792A.
  • File
  • [1732x1801] /
  • Part of Brawdy MSS,

A notebook containing medical and other recipes written largely in the same hand. Beginning at the end are entries of the birth of [his] children between 1727 and 1749/1750 (with some entries of death to 1801), and entries of the marriage of Franc...

George Goldwyer.

Barddoniaeth, &c.,

  • NLW MS 11816B.
  • File
  • [1600x1899].

An incomplete volume (ff. 1-85, 176-243) consisting largely of 'cywyddau' and 'englynion' by Sion Kent, Sion Tudvr, Grvffydd Grvg, Meredith ap Rees, Will'm ap Sion ap D'd, Gruff' Hiraethog, Will'm Llynn, Huw...

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