Edward Davies

(1756—1831) antiquary and author

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(1756–1831) Antiquarian, poet, dramatist, and clergyman whose Celtic Researches (1804) and The Mythology and Rites of the Celtic Druids (1809) took issue with some of the wilder enthusiasms of Iolo Marganwg (Edward Williams), though without questioning the fundamentals of his druidism.

From The Oxford Companion to English Literature in Oxford Reference.

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