The Honourable Society of Cymmrodorion

Recognising the contribution of Wales in contemporary society

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Wales and the Magna Carta

Professor Thomas Watkin

Wednesday 28 October, 2015

Love, Money and Art: The Davies Sisters and a Fortune for Wales

Trevor Fishlock

Wednesday 23 September, 2015

Gwenda Sippings, Chair of the Society’s Council in the chair About the Lecture Gwendoline Davies (1882-1951) and Margaret Davies (1884-1963) were the granddaughters of the nineteenth century industrialist, David Davies of Llandinam, Montgomeryshire, railway builder and pioneer of the coal industry in South Wales. The Davies sisters’ childhood was...

Wales and Agincourt

Dr Adam Chapman

Wednesday 15 April, 2015

The Royal Welch Fusiliers and the Christmas Truce 1914 and 1915

Lt General Jonathon Riley

Tuesday 10 March, 2015

Richard Wilson: A Tercentenary Re-Examination

Oliver Fairclough

Wednesday 18 February, 2015

John Brett in Wales

Ann Summer

Wednesday 21 January, 2015

1922: a Year in the Remarkable Life of Lady Rhondda

Angela V John

Tuesday 18 November, 2014

Dylan Marlais Thomas: What’s in a middle name?

M Wynn Thomas

Tuesday 15 April, 2014

Re-Thinking 13th Century Powys

Dr David Stephenson

Wednesday 5 February, 2014

Llewellyn Wyn Griffith and the Great War 100 Years On

Lt General Jonathan Riley

Tuesday 14 January, 2014

Hwyl and Hiraeth: Richard Burton and Wales

PROFESSOR CHRIS WILLIAMS

Friday 29 November, 2013

Richard Burton (born Richard Jenkins, Pontrhydyfen, Glamorgan, 1925; died Celigny, Switzerland, 1984) is one of the most famous Welshmen of the twentieth century, whose global renown (or notoreity, depending on your point of view) is perhaps only exceeded by that of the equally colourful Dylan Thomas. Following on the...

How Welsh was Mrs Piozzi?

Dai Morgan Evans

Tuesday 19 November, 2013

The Wye Tour and its Artists

Julian Mitchell

Tuesday 22 October, 2013