Founder of bardic druids honoured (Wales)





Some will argue as to whether Iolo Morganwg was a fantasist, or a genius and champion for Wales.

But one thing is certain, in 1792, the stonemason from the Vale of Glamorgan presided over the first gathering of the Welsh bardic order, the Gorsedd.

Now, after years of campaigning a plaque in his honour has been unveiled at Primrose Hill in London.

Born Edward Williams in 1747 in the small parish of Llancarfan, Morganwg was a founder member of the Unitarian movement in Wales, an anti-slavery campaigner, and political radical who called himself "The Bard of Liberty".





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