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Y Gymraes

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Y Gymraes (literally The Welsh Woman) was a women's magazine founded by the minister and journalist Evan Jones in January 1850 in response to a government report on education in Wales which had strongly criticized the morals of Welsh women. [1]

12 relations: Alice Gray Jones, Augusta Hall, Baroness Llanover, David Rees (Y Cynhyrfwr), Elen Egryn, Evan Jones (Ieuan Gwynedd), Nonconformist, Ralph Lingen, 1st Baron Lingen, Sarah Jane Rees, Treachery of the Blue Books, Welsh language, William Williams (Radical politician), Women's History Review.

Alice Gray Jones

Alice Gray Jones (December 1852 – 17 April 1943) was a Welsh writer and editor, known by the pseudonym "Ceridwen Peris" (referencing Saint Peris, the origin of placenames from her native region, such as Llanberis and Llyn Peris).

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Augusta Hall, Baroness Llanover

Augusta Hall, Baroness Llanover (21 March 1802 – 17 January 1896), born Augusta Waddington, was a Welsh heiress, best known as a patron of the Welsh arts.

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David Rees (Y Cynhyrfwr)

The Reverend David Rees (14 November 1801– 31 March 1869) was a Welsh Congregational minister of Capel Als chapel Llanelli, Carmarthenshire, and an editor of a radical Welsh language Nonconformist periodical titled Y Diwygiwr (The Reformer).

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Elen Egryn

Elen Egryn, pen name of Elin (or Elinor) Evans, (1807–1876) was a Welsh-language poet.

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Evan Jones (Ieuan Gwynedd)

Evan Jones, (5 September 1820 – 23 February 1852), also known by his bardic name Ieuan Gwynedd was an independent minister and journalist.

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In English church history, a nonconformist was a Protestant who did not "conform" to the governance and usages of the established Church of England.

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Ralph Lingen, 1st Baron Lingen

Ralph Robert Wheeler Lingen, 1st Baron Lingen KCB (19 December 1819 – 22 July 1905) was an English civil servant.

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Sarah Jane Rees

Sarah Jane Rees (9 January 1839 – 27 June 1916), also known by her bardic name of "Cranogwen", was a Welsh teacher, poet, editor and temperance campaigner.

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Treachery of the Blue Books

The Treachery of the Blue Books or Treason of the Blue Books (Brad y Llyfrau Gleision) was the publication in 1847 of the three-volume Reports of the commissioners of enquiry into the state of education in Wales, which caused uproar in Wales for disparaging the Welsh; being particularly scathing in its view of the Welsh language, nonconformity and the immorality of the Welsh people in general.

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Welsh language

Welsh (Cymraeg or y Gymraeg) is a member of the Brittonic branch of the Celtic languages.

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William Williams (Radical politician)

William Williams (12 February 1788 – 26 April 1865), was a Welsh Radical politician.

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Women's History Review

Women's History Review is a bimonthly peer-reviewed academic journal of women's history published by Routledge.

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[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Y_Gymraes

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