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{{subst:Quick infobox|Robert Davies|1684|1728|}} Robert Davies (born 1684 died 1728), Welsh antiquary, of Llanerch, Denbighshire, and Gwysaney, Flintshire, was a diligent student of the history and antiquities of his native country, and formed a valuable collection of Welsh manuscripts, of which only ten volumes now remain, five at Llanerch, and five at Gwysaney. He died on 22 May 1728, aged 44. A superb monument was erected to his memory in Mold Church, with his figure in a standing attitude, and habited in Roman costume.[DNB 1][DNB 2][DNB 3][1]


  1.  This article incorporates text from a publication now in the public domain

    T. C.

    (1888). "Davies, Robert (1684-1728) (DNB00)". In Stephen, Leslie. Dictionary of National Biography 14. London: Smith, Elder & Co. p. 0.

DNB references[edit]

These references are found in the DNB article referred to above.

  1. Dwnn's Heraldic Visitations of Wales, ii. 321
  2. Williams's Eminent Welshmen, page 110
  3. Cathrall's Hist. of N. Wales, ii. 223.

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