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Iaco ab Dewi [James Davies] (1647/1648-1722), copyist and translator

Brynley F. Roberts

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ref:odnb/14346

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Iaco ab Dewi [James Davies] (1647/1648-1722), copyist and translator, was born in Llandysul, Cardiganshire. There is no record of his birth or baptism and nothing is known of his family antecedents, but he appears to have lived to early adulthood in Carmarthenshire. Under the influence of Stephen Hughes he joined ...

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Subjects: Biographical Studies ; History

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