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Davies, (William Thomas) Pennar (1911–1996), poet, novelist, and Welsh nationalist  

D. Densil Morgan

Davies, (William Thomas) Pennar (1911–1996), poet, novelist, and Welsh nationalist, was born in Mountain Ash, Glamorgan, on 12 November 1911, the eldest of four children and only son of Joseph Davies, a coalminer, and Edith Anne (née Moss), his wife. Despite the family's disadvantaged circumstances, ...

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Derfel, Robert Jones [formerly Robert Jones] (1824–1905), Welsh nationalist and socialist  

Matthew Cragoe

Derfel, Robert Jones [formerly Robert Jones] (1824–1905), Welsh nationalist and socialist, was born Robert Jones at Y Foty, his grandfather's farm, near Bethel, Merioneth, on 24 July 1824, the second son of Edward Jones, a farmer and cattle dealer, and his wife, ...

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Edwards, Sir Ifan ab Owen (1895–1970), educationist and founder of Urdd Gobaith Cymru  

Hazel Walford Davies

Edwards, Sir Ifan ab Owen (1895–1970), educationist and founder of Urdd Gobaith Cymru, was born on 25 July 1895 at Tremaran, Llanuwchllyn, Merioneth, the second of the three children (the eldest died in infancy) of Sir Owen Morgan Edwards (1858–1920) and his wife, ...

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Ellis, Thomas Edward [Tom] (1859–1899), politician and Welsh nationalist  

Kenneth O. Morgan

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Ellis, Thomas Edward [Tom] (1859–1899), politician and Welsh nationalist, was born at Cynlas Farm, Cefnddwysarn, near Bala, Merioneth, on 16 February 1859, the third of six surviving children and only son of Thomas Ellis, tenant farmer, and his wife, Elizabeth Williams. That same year one of ...

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Evans, Sir (Evan) Vincent (1851–1934), journalist and promoter of the Welsh national revival  

H. E. James

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Evans, Sir (Evan) Vincent (1851–1934), journalist and promoter of the Welsh national revival, was born at Nantcol in the parish of Llangelynnin (or Celynnin), Merioneth, Wales, reputedly on 18 November 1851 (though some sources give 25 November 1852, a year which was consistent with his age in census returns). He was the elder son of ...

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Hall [née Waddington], Augusta, Lady Llanover (1802–1896), promoter of the Welsh national revival  

Sian Rhiannon Williams

Hall [née Waddington], Augusta, Lady Llanover (1802–1896), promoter of the Welsh national revival, was born on 21 March 1802 at Tŷ Uchaf, Llanofer, Monmouthshire, the youngest daughter of Benjamin Waddington (1749–1828), landowner, and of Georgina Mary Ann (1771–1850), daughter of John Port...

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Hall, Augusta, Lady Llanover (1802–1896)  

Maker: Charles Augustus Mornewick

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Augusta Hall, Lady Llanover (1802–1896) by Charles Augustus Mornewick, 1862 © reserved

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John, Edward Thomas (1857–1931), ironmaster and Welsh nationalist  

Kenneth O. Morgan

John, Edward Thomas (1857–1931), ironmaster and Welsh nationalist, was born at Pontypridd on 14 March 1857, the son of John John, an anchor smith, and his wife, Margaret Morgan. He attended the local Wesleyan day school. But early in life he moved to ...

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Lewis, (John) Saunders (1893–1985)  

Maker: Powys Evans

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(John) Saunders Lewis (1893–1985) by Powys Evans © National Museums and Galleries of Wales

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Lewis, (John) Saunders (1893–1985), writer and a founder of the Welsh Nationalist Party  

Harri Pritchard-Jones

Lewis, (John) Saunders (1893–1985), writer and a founder of the Welsh Nationalist Party, was born on 15 October 1893 at 61 Falkland Road, Poulton-cum-Seacombe, Wallasey, Cheshire, the second of the three sons of the Revd Lodwig Lewis (1859–1933) and his wife, Mary Margaret, ...

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Rees, Alwyn David (1911–1974), social anthropologist and Welsh nationalist  

Hywel Meilyr Davies

Rees, Alwyn David (1911–1974), social anthropologist and Welsh nationalist, was born at Llanarel, Coalbrook, Gorseinon, Glamorgan, on 27 March 1911, the son of Theophilus Rees, a winder at the Mynydd colliery in Gorseinon, and his wife, Mary, née Davies. Alwyn was the eldest of their four children, all of whom became involved in the world of education. He attended the primary school at ...

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Rhys ap Maredudd (d. 1292), Welsh rebel  

R. A. Griffiths

Rhys ap Maredudd (d. 1292), Welsh rebel, was the son of Maredudd ap Rhys Gryg (d. 1271), lord of Dryslwyn, Carmarthenshire, and Isabel, daughter of William (II) Marshal, earl of Pembroke. Although he came to terms with Edward I, Rhys rebelled in 1287–8; his defeat enabled the king's officials to control all ...

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Valentine, Lewis Edward (1893–1986), Baptist minister and Welsh nationalist  

T. Robin Chapman

Valentine, Lewis Edward (1893–1986), Baptist minister and Welsh nationalist, was born at Hillside, Llanddulas, Denbighshire, on 1 June 1893, the second of seven children of Samuel Valentine (1854–1940), a quarryman and lay preacher, and his wife, Mary, née Roberts (1865–1928). Samuel Valentine had converted to the Baptists as a young man and his wife followed him after marriage, although both had been raised as Wesleyan Methodists, and ...

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Vaughan, Arthur Owen [Owen Rhoscomyl] (1863–1919)  

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Arthur Owen Vaughan (1863–1919) by unknown photographer by permission of Llyfrgell Genedlaethol Cymru / The National Library of Wales

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Vaughan, Arthur Owen [pseud. Owen Rhoscomyl] (1863–1919), author and patriot  

John S. Ellis

Vaughan, Arthur Owen [pseud. Owen Rhoscomyl] (1863–1919), author and patriot, was born at Tulketh Street, Southport, Lancashire, on 6 September 1863, the son of Robert Mills (1829–1863), master stonemason, and his wife, Jane Ann, née Scowfield or Schofield (1835–1869). His name at birth was ...