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John Davies

John Davies was born in Llwynypia but moved to Bwlchllan, Ceredigion after the death of his father when he was 11 years old. He was educated in Cambridge and Cardiff. John Davies was one of the most prominent historians of Wales. He started his career at Swansea University before moving to work at Aberystwyth University. He became the first warden of Pantycelyn, the Welsh halls of residence. In 1962 he became first co-secretary of Cymdeithas yr Iaith Gymraeg. He wrote several volumes including the famous Welsh History, He was a commentator and a regular television presenter. After retiring, John moved to Cardiff. John Davies died in 2015.



Wales in 100 Places

- John Davies, Marian Delyth

A Life in History

- John Davies

Cymru: y 100 lle i'w gweld cyn marw (meddal/pb)

- John Davies, Marian Delyth

Hunangofiant John Davies: Fy Hanes I

- John Davies

Cymru'n Deffro

- John Davies