Morris (Richard) (d. 1779)

  • 17723–1779
  • antiquarians
Welsh antiquary, brother of Lewis, William and John Morris, and founder of the Cymmrodorion Society.

See also: Honourable Society of CymmrodorionHonourable Society of Cymmrodorion
The Honourable Society of Cymmrodorion

(Welsh: Anrhydeddus Gymdeithas y Cymmrodorion), a learned society founded in 1751 by a group of Welshmen in London and re-formed in 1820 and 1873.

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Lewis Morris [d. 1765]Morris (Lewis) ... Llewelyn Ddu o Fôn
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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Reference works
Welsh biography online, Online: National Library of Wales, 2009–present. URL: <>.
Jenkins (Robert Thomas) [id. s-MORR-RIC-1703. ‘MORRIS, RICHARD (1703 - 1779), founder of the Cymmrodorion Society’] direct link
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