Morgan (William) (d. 1604)

  • c.1545–1604
  • bishops, clergy, authors
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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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Reference works
Welsh biography online, Online: National Library of Wales, 2009–present. URL: <https://biography.wales>.
Williams (Glanmor) [id. s-MORG-WIL-1545. ‘MORGAN, WILLIAM (c. 1545 - 1604), bishop, and translator of the Bible into Welsh’] direct link
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