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Iolo GochIolo Goch
(c.1320–c.1398)
Welsh poet
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Iolo MorganwgIolo Morganwg ... Edward Williams
(1747–1826)
Williams (Edward) ... Iolo Morganwg
Edward Williams, better known by the bardic name he chose for himself, Iolo Morganwg, was a Welsh poet and antiquarian as well as a literary forger.
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Iorwerth FynglwydIorwerth Fynglwyd
(fl. c.1480–1527)
Welsh poet.
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David JenkinsJenkins (David)
(1912–2002)
Welsh librarian and scholar.
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David Johns [cleric and poet]Johns (David) ... cleric and poet
(fl. 1569–1586)
Johns (Dafydd)
Welsh cleric, vicar (or parson?) of Llanfair Dyffryn Clwyd (Denbighshire), and poet.
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David Gwenallt JonesJones (David Gwenallt)
(1899–1968)
Jones (David James), Jones (D. Gwenallt)
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David Jones [of Trefriw]Jones (David) ... of Trefriw
(1708?–1785)
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Huw JonesJones (Huw)
(1700?–1782)
Welsh poet, balladist and publisher.
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John Jones [Myrddin Fardd]Jones (John) ... Myrddin Fardd
(1836–1921)
Myrddin Fardd
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John Jones [of Gellilyfdy]Jones (John) ... of Gellilyfdy
(1570s–1658?)
Welsh calligrapher and transcriber of Welsh manuscripts
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Owen Jones [Owain Myfyr]Jones (Owen) ... Owain Myfyr
(1741–1814)
Owain Myfyr
Welsh skinner and antiquary
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Robert Jones [1810-1879]Jones (Robert) ... 1810-1879
(1810–1879)
Welsh Anglican priest, vicar of All Saints’ Church, Rotherhithe, London, as well as scholar of Welsh language and literature.
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Rowland JonesJones (Rowland)
(1722–1774)
Welsh linguist; proposed the theory that Celtic was the ancestral language of Welsh, English, Latin and Greek
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Thomas JonesJones (Thomas)
(1910–1972)
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Thomas Jones [d. 1713]Jones (Thomas) ... d. 1713
(d. 1713)
Welsh bookseller, publisher, etc.
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John Lewis [of Llynwene]Lewis (John) ... of Llynwene
(d. 1615/1616)
Welsh barrister and historian. He was author of a History of Great-Britain, which did not appear in print until 1729.
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Lewys Glyn CothiLewys Glyn Cothi
(fl. 1447–1489)
Lewis Glyn Cothi, Llywelyn y Glyn
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David Myrddin LloydLloyd (David Myrddin)
(1909–1981)
Welsh scholar and librarian.
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Howel William LloydLloyd (Howel William)
(1816–1893)
Welsh antiquary.
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John Edward LloydLloyd (John Edward)
(1861–1947)
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Llywarch ap BranLlywarch ap Bran
(supp. fl. c. 1137)
in late Welsh genealogical tradition, founder of one of the ‘fifteen (noble) tribes of Gwynedd’
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Llywarch HenLlywarch Hen
(supp. fl. 6th century)
Legendary British prince of the Old North (Hen Ogledd).
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Llywarch LlaetyLlywarch Llaety
(fl. c. 1140–1160)
Welsh poet
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Llywelyn ab EdnyfedLlywelyn ab Ednyfed
(fl. c. 1400–1460?)
Welsh poet
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Llywelyn ab Owain ap Cynfrig MoelLlywelyn ab Owain ap Cynfrig Moel
(fl. c. 1480?)
Welsh poet
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Llywelyn ab y MoelLlywelyn ab y Moel
(d. 1440)
Llywelyn ab y Moel o’r Pantri, Welsh poet
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Llywelyn ap GutunLlywelyn ap Gutun
(fl. c. 1480)
Welsh poet.
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Llywelyn SiônLlywelyn Siôn
(c.1540–c.1615(?))
Llywelyn of Llangewydd
Llywelyn of Llangewydd, Welsh poet and farmer
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Hugh Maurice [1775-1825]Maurice (Hugh) ... 1775-1825
(1775–1825)
Welsh skinner and scribe.
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William MauriceMaurice (William)
(d. 1680)
Welsh antiquary, collector of manuscripts
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William Morgan [d. 1604]Morgan (William) ... d. 1604
(c.1545–1604)
Welsh clergyman, who became bishop of Llandaf (cons. 1595) and subsequently of St Asaph (1601). He is known for having produced the first Welsh translation of the complete Bible (the Old and New Testaments), which took him many years to complete and was finally published in 1588.
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Lewis Morris [1833-1907]Morris (Lewis) ... 1833-1907
(1833–1907)
Welsh poet who wrote in English, great-grandson of his better known namesake.
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Lewis Morris [d. 1765]Morris (Lewis) ... Llewelyn Ddu o Fôn
(1701–1765)
Llewelyn Ddu o Fôn ... d. 1765
Welsh scholar and land surveyor. He and his brother Richard founded the Honourable Society of Cymmrodorion.
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Richard Morris [d. 1779]Morris (Richard) ... d. 1779
(17723–1779)
Welsh antiquary, brother of Lewis, William and John Morris, and founder of the Cymmrodorion Society.
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Roger Morris [of Coed y Talwrn]Morris (Roger) ... of Coed y Talwrn
(fl. 1590)
Humanist scholar and collector and copier of manuscripts.
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William Morris [1705-1763]Morris (William) ... 1705-1763
(1705–1763)
Welsh antiquary and botanist, brother of Lewis, Richard and John Morris.
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V. E. Nash-WilliamsNash-Williams (V. E.)
(1897–1955)
Nash-Williams (Vcitor Erle)
Welsh archaeologist.
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George Owen [of Henllys]Owen (George) ... of Henllys
(c.1552–c.1613)
Harry (George Owen)
Welsh clergyman in the Church of England, antiquarian, genealogist and cartographer.
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Goronwy OwenOwen (Goronwy)
(1723–1769)
Gronwy Ddu
Welsh poet and cleric.
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David Parry [d. 1714]Parry (David) ... d. 1714
(1682?–1714)
Welsh scholar from Cardigan, who assisted Edward Lhuyd on his travels in Wales, Scotland, Ireland and Brittany, and became keeper of the Ashmolean in Oxford.
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T. H. Parry-WilliamsParry-Williams (T. H.)
(1887–1975)
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Paul AurelianPaul Aurelian
(supp. fl. late 5th/6th century)
British saint known for his legendary career in Wales and Brittany, where he is said to have founded a monastery and episcopate at Saint-Pol-de-Léon, which bears his name.
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Huw Pennant [Syr]Pennant (Huw) ... Syr
(fl. 15th century (second half)–1514)
Welsh poet; scribe of Peniarth MS 182.
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Thomas PennantPennant (Thomas)
(1726–1798)
Welsh naturalist, traveller and antiquary.
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Egerton PhillimorePhillimore (Egerton)
(1856–1937)
British scholar.
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Thomas PowelPowel (Thomas)
(1845–1922)
No short description available
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Thomas Price [pseud. Carnhuanawc]Price (Thomas) ... pseud. Carnhuanawc
(1787–1848)
Carnhuanawc
Welsh historian
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Thomas Price [Tomos Prys]Price (Thomas) ... Tomos Prys
(c.1564–1634)
Prys (Tomos)
Welsh poet, adventurer; son of Ellis Prys of Plas Iolyn, Denbighshire.
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Robert John PrysePryse (Robert John)
(1807–1889)
Gweirydd ap Rhys
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William Owen PughePughe (William Owen)
(d. 1835)
Welsh scholar, antiquarian, author, lexicographer; author of a Welsh and English Dictionary (1803)
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