Williams (Taliesin)

  • 1787–1847
  • Taliesin ab Iolo
  • Welsh poets, authors, scholars
  • (agents)
Welsh educator, poet and author, son of Edward Williams (Iolo Morganwg).
Williams, Taliesin [ed. and tr.], Iolo manuscripts: a selection of ancient Welsh manuscripts, in prose and verse, from the collection made by the late Edward Williams, Iolo Morganwg, for the purpose of forming a continuation of the Myfyrian archaiology; and subsequently proposed as materials for a new history of Wales, Llandovery: Williams Rees, for the Welsh Manuscripts Society, 1848.
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See also: Iolo Morganwg
Iolo Morganwg ... Edward Williams
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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Welsh biography online, Online: National Library of Wales, 2009–present. URL: <https://biography.wales>.
Williams (Griffith John) [id. s-WILL-TAL-1787. ‘WILLIAMS, TALIESIN (Taliesin ab Iolo; 1787 - 1847), poet and author’] direct link
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