File NLW MS 12298A. - Notebook of William Roberts, Bodwenni,

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NLW MS 12298A.


Notebook of William Roberts, Bodwenni,


  • [17 cent., last ΒΌ ] / (Creation)

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A late seventeenth century notebook of William Roberts, Bodwenni, Llandderfel, co. Merioneth, containing transcripts of Latin texts (Greek and Roman biographies, 'Dictamen de bonis moribus', etc.), with English translations, written in 1681; notes of sermons by Mr. Jenkin Thomas (once at Llanvilling), Mr. H. Owens [of Bronyclydwr, Llanegryn], and Mr. Morg[an] Tho[mas] (once at Hendre), 1695-1696; miscellaneous memoranda (payment for wheat at Corwen fair, payment of Bodwenni tithe, the tenancies of tenements in Llandderfel, etc.), 1694/5-1696; 'Phrases ex Erasmo'; extracts from Ovid's Metamorphosis; a Greek-Latin vocabulary; etc.

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  • English
  • Welsh
  • Latin
  • Greek

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English, Welsh, Latin, Greek.

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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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Preferred citation: NLW MS 12298A.

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Llyfrgell Genedlaethol Cymru = The National Library of Wales

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Description follows NLW guidelines based on ISAD(G) 2nd ed.; AACR2; and LCSH


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January 2010.


  • English



Archivist's note

Description compiled by Bethan Ifans for the retrospective conversion project of NLW MSS. The following source was used in the compilation of this description: Handlist of Manuscripts in the National Library of Wales, Volume IV (Aberystwyth, 1971);

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