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Rhŷs [formerly Rees], Sir Johnlocked

(1840–1915)
  • John Fraser
  • , revised by Mari A. Williams

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Rhŷs [formerly Rees], Sir John (1840–1915), Celtic scholar, was born John Rees at Aberceiro-fach, Ponterwyd, Cardiganshire, on 21 June 1840, the eldest son of Hugh Rees (d. 1886), a farmer and lead miner, and his wife, Jane Mason (d. 1863)...

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Proceedings of the British Academy
J. E. Lloyd & others, eds., (1959) [Eng. trans. of Y bywgraffiadur Cymreig hyd 1940, 2nd edn (1954)]; R. T. Jenkins, E. D. Jones, & B. F. Roberts, eds., (2001) [with suppl. to 1940]