Category Archives: French literature

Pen and Plough, Diarmuid Johnson

Scroll down for English Ymateb personol a geir yma i Pen and Plough, a lansiwyd yn Siop y Pethe, Aberystwyth ar 30 Tachwedd 2016. Mae’r rheiny ohonoch chi sy’n fy adnabod i yn fy nghysylltu i, o bosib, â chorff gwahanol … Continue reading

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Pen-y-Gwryd adventure 1879

Ménard came to north Wales to walk and sketch in summer 1879, and is one of those travellers who records in great detail the place where they stay, telling us who looked after them, and what was on the menu, … Continue reading

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French travellers visit the Ladies of Llangollen at Plas Newydd

The Ladies of Llangollen, Eleanor Butler (1739-1829) and Sarah Ponsonby (1755-1831), were famous for their Francophilia among other things, and they were known to welcome French visitors to their home at Plas Newydd. Plas Newydd. Copyright Nicholas Shilton http://www.coflein.gov.uk/en/site/27760/details/PLAS+NEWYDD%3B+HOUSE+OF+THE+LADIES+OF+LLANGOLLEN%2C+BUTLER+HILL%2C+LLANGOLLEN/ Poor … Continue reading

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Clarens at Cwmystwyth: tracing Rousseau’s ideas to Ceredigion

Thomas Johnes of Hafod Uchtryd in upland Ceredigion was a man of broad cultural horizons, who received his formal education in Edinburgh. He made his grand tour in 1768-71, during which he visited Switzerland, Spain and Italy, and spent some … Continue reading

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