Thomas Richards (c.1687–1760) was a Welsh Anglican priest and writer.
Richards was born in about 1687 in Llanychaearn, Cardiganshire, south Wales and educated at Jesus College, Oxford, where Joseph Trapp, the Oxford Professor of Poetry, described him as the best Latin poet since Virgil. Richards was ordained and was appointed as rector of Newtown in 1713. He became a canon of St Asaph's Cathedral in 1718, and rector of Llansannan in 1720 (a sinecure appointment). From 1718 until he died, he was additionally the rector of Llanfyllin Powys, Mid Wales. His literary contributions included translations of popular songs (from English to Welsh), an elegy on the death in 1737 of Queen Caroline (the wife of King George II), sermons and satires (including one called Hogland: or a description of Hampshire , in response to another author's satirical attack on Wales). He was a member of the Honourable Society of Cymmrodorion in 1759. He died in 1760, and was buried in Llanfyllin.
William Foulkes was a seventeenth-century Welsh cleric and writer.
Llanfyllin is a market town and community in Powys, Wales. The town population in 2021 was 1,586 and the town's name means church or parish (llan) of St Myllin. The community includes the settlements of Bodfach, Ty Crwyn, Abernaint and several farms.
Robert Richards was a British Labour Party politician, who served as Member of Parliament (MP) for Wrexham in North Wales for three periods between 1922 and 1954.
Thomas Richards may refer to:
Thomas Richards, MA, D.Litt., F.R.Hist.S was a Welsh historian, author and librarian.
Humphrey Owen was the Principal of Jesus College, Oxford, from 1763 to his death.
David Powel was a Welsh Church of England clergyman and historian who published the first printed history of Wales in 1584.
Robert Wynne was a Welsh cleric and academic.
William Herbert, 1st Baron Powis KB was a Welsh politician who sat in the House of Commons at various times between 1597 and 1629.
Richard Nanney (1691–1767) was an 18th-century evangelical priest in north Wales.
David Hughes was a Welsh Anglican priest and writer.
James Vincent (1718–1783) was a Welsh Anglican priest and schoolmaster.
Thomas Williams (1658–1726) was a Welsh Anglican priest and translator.
Events from the year 1760 in Wales.
John Griffith (V) was a Welsh politician who sat in the House of Commons from 1715 to 1740.
Llangadwaladr, formerly spelt Llancadwaladr in some sources, is an isolated mountain parish in Powys, Wales. It was formerly in the historic county of Denbighshire, and from 1974 to 1996 was in Clwyd. Some 7 miles west of the nearest town, Oswestry, it covers an area of sparsely settled hill farming country around the valley of the Afon Ysgwennant beneath Gyrn Moelfre.
The Ven. Archdeacon Charles Frederic Roberts MA, FSA, was a Welsh Anglican clergyman who served as Archdeacon of St Asaph in the Church in Wales from 1935 to 1942.
This article is about the particular significance of the year 1739 to Wales and its people.
Edward Holdsworth (1684–1746) was an English classical scholar, known as a Neo-Latin poet.
David Thomas was a Welsh educationalist, Welsh language writer and Labour Party pioneer in Wales. Born in Llanfechain, Montgomeryshire, he taught mainly in Wales, initially as a non-certificated teacher, but he obtained a teacher's certificate in 1905. Thomas was active in the Labour Party and labour movement in North Wales. His first book, Y Werin a'i Theyrnas, was influential on trade unionists and Welsh Labour members.