3 fortune / astrology books copied into one manuscript by an unknown copier, late 17th century. Also, a transcript by Thomas Jones, made in 1901.
- This material is held at
- ReferenceGB 222 BMSS FB
- Dates of Creationc. 1685-1901
- Name of Creator
- Language of MaterialWelsh.
- Physical Description2 items
Scope and Content
Administrative / Biographical History
In his article in The Bulletin of the Board of Celtic Studies, Vol. III, p.p. 90-119, Ifor Williams states that the manuscript was copied by an Anglesey or Caernarfonshire man who claimed to follow Iorwerth Fynglwyd and William John Mredith. He also suggests that there might be a connection with Morgan Llwyd.
Incorporated into the General Collection of Bangor Manuscripts
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Description compiled by Elen Wyn Hughes, January 2003.
Other Finding Aids
A typescript catalogue is available at the Archives Department of the University of Wales Bangor. Reference numbers : General Collection of Bangor Manuscripts 4-5
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Usual copyright conditions apply. Reprographics are made at the discretion of the Archivist.
According to Ifor Williams, it is possible that the manuscript was in the possession of Mr Thomas Williams, former Postmaster of Caernarfon in 1908. It became the property of the University College of North Wales in 1919.
Williams, Ifor, The Bulletin of the Board of Celtic Studies, Vol. III, p.p. 90-119