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Thomas Evan Nicholas (Niclas y Glais)

Thomas Evan Nicholas (6 October 1879 – 19 April 1971), who used the bardic name "Niclas y Glais" ('"Nicholas of Glais"'), was a Welsh language poet, preacher, radical, and champion of the disadvantaged of society. [1]

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Aberystwyth

Aberystwyth (Mouth of the Ystwyth) is a historic market town, administrative centre and holiday resort within Ceredigion, West Wales.

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Ammanford

Ammanford (Rhydaman) is a town and community in the county of Carmarthenshire, Wales, with a population 5,293 according to the Office for National Statistics (2001), increasing to 5,411 at the 2011 census.

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Bardic name

A bardic name is a pseudonym used in Wales, Cornwall or Brittany by poets and other artists, especially those involved in the eisteddfod movement.

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Ceredigion

Ceredigion is a county in Mid Wales.

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Congregational church

Congregational churches are Protestant Christian churches practicing congregationalist church governance, in which each congregation independently and autonomously runs its own affairs.

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Eglwyswen

Eglwyswen (sometimes called Whitechurch or Whitchurch-by-Cardigan) is a hamlet and parish in Pembrokeshire, Wales.

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Glais

Glais is a small semi-rural village of less than 1,000 people located in Swansea, Wales.

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Independent Labour Party

The Independent Labour Party (ILP) was a socialist political party in Britain established in 1893, in Bradford.

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John Jenkins (Gwili)

John Jenkins (8 October 1872 – 16 May 1936), known by his bardic name of Gwili, was a Welsh poet and theologian, and served as Archdruid of the National Eisteddfod of Wales from 1932 to 1936.

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Keir Hardie

James Keir Hardie (15 August 185626 September 1915) was a Scottish Georgist, socialist, and Labour Party leader, and was the first independent Labour Member of Parliament elected to the Parliament of the United Kingdom.

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Llanfyrnach

Llanfyrnach (English: church of St Brynach) is a village and parish in the Hundred of Cemais, Pembrokeshire, Wales.

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Pacifism

Pacifism is opposition to war and violence.

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Pembrokeshire

Pembrokeshire (or; Sir Benfro) is a county in the south west of Wales.

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Poet

A poet is a person who writes poetry.

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Preacher

A preacher usually means a person who delivers sermons or homilies on religious topics to a congregation or other large group of people, although one can also preach components of any worldview or philosophy.

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Preseli Hills

The Preseli Hills or, as they are known locally and historically, Preseli Mountains (Welsh: Mynyddoedd y Preseli / Y Preselau—also spelt Presely or Mynydd Prescelly) is a range of hills in north Pembrokeshire, West Wales, mostly within the Pembrokeshire Coast National Park.

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Rhondda

Rhondda, or the Rhondda Valley (Cwm Rhondda), is a former coal mining valley in Wales, formerly a local government district, consisting of 16 communities built around the River Rhondda.

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The Internationale

"The Internationale" (L'Internationale) is a widely-sung left-wing anthem.

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Treherbert

Treherbert is a village and community situated at the head of the Rhondda Fawr valley in the county borough of Rhondda Cynon Taf, Wales.

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Wales

Wales (Cymru) is a country that is part of the United Kingdom and the island of Great Britain, bordered by England to its east, the Irish Sea to its north and west, and the Bristol Channel to its south.

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Watkin Hezekiah Williams

Watkin Hezekiah Williams (1844–1905), known as Watcyn Wyn, was a Welsh schoolmaster and poet.

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Welsh language

Welsh (Cymraeg or y Gymraeg, pronounced) is a member of the Brittonic branch of the Celtic languages spoken natively in Wales, by some along the Welsh border in England, and in Y Wladfa (the Welsh colony in Chubut Province, Argentina).

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Welsh people

The Welsh people (Cymry) are a nation and ethnic group native to, or otherwise associated with, Wales and the Welsh language.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Thomas_Evan_Nicholas_(Niclas_y_Glais)

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