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date: 26 November 2020

Williams, Edward [pseud. Iolo Morganwg]locked

(1747–1826)
  • Prys Morgan

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Williams, Edward [pseud. Iolo Morganwg] (1747–1826), Welsh-language poet and literary forger, was born on 10 March 1747, at Pennon, Llancarfan, Glamorgan, the eldest of four sons of a stonemason, Edward William(s) (1715–1795), and his wife, Ann Matthew(s) (1713–1770). They moved, probably in 1754, to nearby ...

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National Library of Wales, Aberystwyth
National Museum and Gallery of Wales, Cardiff
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