John Edward Lloyd

Sir John Edward Lloyd (5 May 1861 – 20 June 1947) was a Welsh historian, He was the author of the first serious history of the country's formative years, A History of Wales from the Earliest Times to the Edwardian Conquest (1911).

Sir John Edward Lloyd (1894

Another of his great works was Owain Glendower: Owain Glyn Dŵr (1931). For his achievements in the field, he was made a Knight Bachelor in 1934. Under his editorship, the first edition of the Dictionary of Welsh Biography was compiled, though not published until after his death (1950).

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  • Lloyd, John Edward, ed. (1935), A History of Carmarthenshire, I (1st ed.), Cardiff: London Carmarthenshire Society
  • Lloyd, John Edward, ed. (1939), A History of Carmarthenshire, II (1st ed.), Cardiff: London Carmarthenshire Society

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