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William Thomas (Islwyn)

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William Thomas, bardic name Islwyn (3 April 1832 – 20 November 1878), was a Welsh language poet and Christian clergyman. [1]

16 relations: Bardic name, Bronchitis, Calvinistic Methodists, Christian ministry, Cwmfelinfach, Dictionary of Welsh Biography, Eisteddfod, English language, Evan Davies, Monmouthshire (historic), Mynyddislwyn, Poet, Swansea, Welsh language, William Thomas (Gwilym Marles), Ynysddu.

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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Bronchitis is inflammation of the bronchi (large and medium-sized airways) of the lungs.

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Calvinistic Methodists

Calvinistic Methodists are a body of Christians forming the Presbyterian Church of Wales.

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Christian ministry

In Christianity, ministry is an activity carried out by Christians to express or spread their faith, the prototype being the Great Commission.

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Cwmfelinfach is a small village located in the Sirhowy valley of south-east Wales.

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Dictionary of Welsh Biography

The Dictionary of Welsh Biography (DWB) (also The Dictionary of Welsh Biography Down to 1940 and The Dictionary of Welsh Biography, 1941 to 1970) is a dictionary of biographies of Welsh men and women who have made a unique contribution to Welsh life over seventeen centuries.

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An eisteddfod (plural eisteddfodau) is a Welsh festival of literature, music and performance.

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English language

English is a West Germanic language that was first spoken in early medieval England and is now a global lingua franca.

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Evan Davies

Evan Davies or Davis may refer to.

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Monmouthshire (historic)

Monmouthshire, also known as the County of Monmouth (Sir Fynwy), is one of thirteen historic counties of Wales and a former administrative county.

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Mynyddislwyn was a civil parish and urban district in Monmouthshire, south east Wales.

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A poet is a person who writes poetry.

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Swansea (Abertawe, "mouth of the Tawe"), officially known as the City and County of Swansea, is a coastal city and county in Wales.

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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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William Thomas (Gwilym Marles)

William Thomas (1834 – 11 December 1879), better known by his bardic name of Gwilym Marles, was a Welsh minister and poet, and the great-uncle of Dylan Thomas.

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Ynysddu is a small village in the Sirhowy valley of south-east Wales.

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[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/William_Thomas_(Islwyn)

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