7th.  A very cold day but dry- the Wind West. No sermon to day – th[e sw] parson Cathechised in [ye sw] Evening & spent near 2 hours in the expounding of it, it rained I believe most part of the night & very Cold– 

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8th.  Still raining till 8 in the Morning the wind West. & very Cold & wett, no– plowing to day in this neighbourhood – pd 1d[2/4 sw] [two farthings? sw] for ale at Cemaes – this Night I had a present of [fl sw]axe Flower Seeds from Cousin Morgan of Henblas.
9th.  Th[s sw] [mis-spelling 'this'? sw] Wind still at full west and very cold in ye Mornings, ye Evening – being Warmer, & a fine spring, tho ye West & South-West Winds did of late singe & blast tender fruit-trees very much, which was wont to be done by an Easterly Wind in other years. paid this day 11s.3d. for Tea to Sîan y sebon.
Full moon 7th. Day 5 in the Morning – [this is in the margin adjacent to the entry for 10 April sw]   10th.  The Wind still West & very cold in ye morning, but dry & proper for sowing & plowing for Barley. Writt to day to Thomas Lewis of Tre-feibion-Meyrig the Drover to pay to my son (who is Clark to Mr. Richard Eadnell in – Southhampton buildings Chancery Lane London) fifteen pounds, part of which about five pound he is to pay Mr. Eadnell what he laid out in entering of him student in the Inner Temple at Candlemas last, the rest he is to take for his own use – this evening I sowed Cowslip seeds in Cae Rhŷd y Gaseg, as I did a week before in ye lower end of Rhôs Carrog yt joins upon the River, & at Cae'r âllt ddu, and at that part of Cae Glâs in Coydan that joins upon Cae'r [It sw]al.
11th.  The Wind at W.S. west, & a fine warm day but dark & Cloudy, as it was indeed this week last past. I am now sowing barley in wet cold ground enough at Bodelwyn (viz Cae'r fron Galch, Cae'r Odyn, Cae tan y Scubor & Erw'r trosol, if long cold rains should follow all is spoiled, but my fodder being almost done, & a great deal of work behind I must run ye risque. Quince trees are now in blossom, & so are Rasberrys & strawberries – a great deal of dew fell this night –
12th  The Wind full South, and a dark cold morning, the Evening fair & warm to day I weaned my Lambs, and in marking of them (which is cutting off the tip of both ears, & a notch under each ear) which is my mark) one of them bled so much that he could not stand, & had much ado to save him, Abundance of Latin & English verses were made all over England upon the King's Daughter's marriage with the Prince of Orange last March [? sw] most of th[ese sw] thought by men of Learning mean & trifling, onely one in the Bee revi[v sw]ed (ye name of a News paper that I have weekly) is worth notice which is as Followeth —

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