The Honourable Society of Cymmrodorion

Recognising the contribution of Wales in contemporary society

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John Brett in Wales

Ann Summer

Dydd Mercher 21 Ionawr, 2015

1922: a Year in the Remarkable Life of Lady Rhondda

Angela V John

Dydd Mawrth 18 Tachwedd, 2014

Wales’s first radical – the life of Dr William Price

Dean Powell

Dydd Mawrth 13 Mai, 2014

Hwyl and Hiraeth: Richard Burton and Wales

PROFESSOR CHRIS WILLIAMS

Dydd Gwener 29 Tachwedd, 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

Dydd Mawrth 19 Tachwedd, 2013

Huw T Edwards a Datganoli 1945–1964

Gwyn Jenkins

Dydd Iau 2 Mehefin, 2011

O dderbyn gwireb Ron Davies mai proses nid digwyddiad yw datganoli (‘devolution is a process, not an event’), yna adeg o arbrofi a thafoli opsiynau oedd y cyfnod o ddiwedd yr Ail Ryfel Byd hyd at sefydlu’r Swyddfa Gymreig yng Nghaerdydd, gydag Ysgrifennydd Gwladol yn ben arni, yn 1964....

Lloyd George at Eighty

J. Graham Jones

Dydd Iau 2 Mehefin, 2011

David Lloyd George celebrated his eightieth birthday at his home at Bron-y-de, Churt, Surrey on 17 January 1943. It was an especially tense, potentially explosive occasion for the notoriously feud-racked Lloyd George family. It is a most useful and insightful vantage point from which to view, firstly, inter-relationships within...

Alfred Thomas and Wales in Parliament, 1885-1910

Gerard Charmley

Dydd Iau 2 Mehefin, 2011

Alfred Thomas (1840–1927) is a curiously neglected figure in the history of late nineteenth century Wales. This is in spite of the fact that he left voluminous personal papers (most of which are now housed in the Glamorgan Record Office), and was a regular correspondent of a number of...

Walter Meredith, C. 1558-1607: Scrivener of Radnorshire and London

Hilary Yewlett

Dydd Gwener 6 Mai, 2011

In asserting that the early modern Welsh diaspora is ‘a huge and fascinating subject’, Professor Sir Glanmor Williams noted in particular that ‘the outflux of men and women of humbler origin is more significant in terms of numbers involved than the most dazzling...

The Welshness of William Emrys Williams

Malcolm Ballin

Dydd Mercher 4 Mai, 2011

William Emrys Williams (1896–1977), the writer, educator, arts administrator and publisher, was a human powerhouse in the field of cultural transmission. Notions of Welshness reverberated in the epicentre of British cultural life in the middle of the twentieth century; Williams emphasized his links with Wales, and others who knew...