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Ymwelwyr brenhinol ag Aberystwyth

Mae’n siwr bod nifer ohonom yn cofio’r croeso unigryw a gafodd y Frenhines Elizabeth wrth iddi ymweld ag Aberystwyth union ugain mlynedd yn ôl, ym mis Mai 1996? Ond pwy sy’n cofio am deithiwr o deulu brenhinol arall a dreuliodd noson … Continue reading

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Lost paintings of Wales by French Royal in exile

A member of the French Royal Family, living in exile in Britain during the French Revolution, sketched Hafod Uchtryd in Ceredigion, and was mistaken for a French spy at Cilgerran Castle! By Amédée Faure (1801-1878) [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons. … 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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Thomas Johnes yr Hafod, Julie a Jean-Jacques Rousseau

Prin bod angen cyflwyno teulu Thomas Johnes (1748-1816) yr Hafod i ddarllenwyr ardal Aberystwyth . Cofir am Johnes fel lluniwr y tirlun coediog a greodd ac a erys (i raddau) hyd heddiw ar dir Hafod Uchtryd, ac am ei ferch Mariamne, … Continue reading

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