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This website contains over five thousand concise biographies of individuals who have made a significant contribution to national life, whether in Wales or more widely.


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Humphrey Llwyd (1527-1568)

Humphrey Llwyd

The humanist Humphrey Llwyd made the first map to show Wales as a separate country. As Member of Parliament for Denbigh he was responsible for steering through the Bill to allow the translation of the Bible and Book of Common Prayer into Welsh in 1563.

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