1710s in Wales

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Other events of the decade

This article is about the particular significance of the decade 1710 - 1719 to Wales and its people.

Incumbents[edit]

Events[edit]

1710

  • John Wynne obtains permission from the bishop's court to change the name of Trelawnyd to "Newmarket".
  • A committee of the House of Commons declares Sir Humphrey Mackworth guilty of "many notorious and scandalous frauds".

1711

1712

1713

  • Sir Humphrey Mackworth forms the Company of Mineral Manufacturers.
  • Edmund Meyrick dies, leaving a large bequest to Jesus College for scholarships for students from North Wales.

1714

  • May 8 - Bishop Adam Ottley complains that Griffith Jones (Llanddowror) has been "going about preaching on week days in Churches, Churchyards, and sometimes on the mountains, to hundreds of auditors".
  • September 27 - Prince George, son of King George I, is invested as Prince of Wales. His wife, Caroline, becomes Princess of Wales, the first to receive the title at the same time as her husband[1] and the first Princess of Wales for over two hundred years.

1715

1716

1717

1718

1719

Arts and literature[edit]

New books[edit]

1711

  • Jonathan Edwards - A Vindication of the Doctrine of Original Sin from the exceptions of Dr. Daniel Whitby

1714

1718

  • Thomas Taylor - The Principality of Wales exactly described... (London), the first atlas of Wales[5]

1719

Music[edit]

Births[edit]

1710

1711

1713

1714

1716

1717

1719

Deaths[edit]

1712

1713

1714

1715

1716

1717

1718

1719

References[edit]

  1. ^ Fryer, M.; Fryer, Mary Beacock; Bousfield, Arthur; Toffoli, Garry (1983). Lives of the Princesses of Wales. Toronto: Dundern Press. p. 33. ISBN 978-0-919670-69-3. 
  2. ^ The Welsh Academy Encyclopedia of Wales. Cardiff: University of Wales Press. 2008. 
  3. ^ Breverton, Terry (2003). The Book of Welsh Pirates and Buccaneers. Sain Tathan: Glyndwr Publishing. ISBN 1-903529-09-3. 
  4. ^ "About Adpar". Newcastle Emlyn and Adpar. Archived from the original on 2009-10-08. Retrieved 2012-02-11. 
  5. ^ "Thomas Taylor fl.1670-1730". National Library of Wales. 2007-03-15. Archived from the original on 2012-05-07. Retrieved 2012-02-11.