Gwyneddigion

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1770
The Cymdeithas y Gwyneddigion or Venedotian Society was founded in London as a literary and social club, whose meetings had the goal of fostering Welsh literature and reviving the tradition of the eisteddfod or contest...
29-30 September 1789
The London-based Welsh society named the Gwyneddigion (founded in 1770) sponsored its first eisteddfod: at Bala in Merionethshire.
James, E. Wyn. “Ann Griffiths. gwefan / website”. Cardiff University / Prifysgol Caerdydd.
“Iolo’s People. The London-Welsh Societies”. Iolo Morganwg.
1794
The Cymreigyddion Society (a branch of the Gwyneddigion Society), was founded in London by twelve male Welsh residents for the purposes of holding political debates, in Welsh, on radical topics which were at this time...