1700s in Wales

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Other events of the decade

This article is about the particular significance of the decade 1700 - 1709 to Wales and its people.

Incumbents[edit]

Events[edit]

1700

1701

1702

1703

1704

  • Jane Kemeys marries Sir John Tynte, 2nd Baronet, resulting in an alliance between two important families and the beginning of the Kemeys-Tynte dynasty.
  • July - Richard Vaughan of Corsygedol becomes Constable of Harlech Castle.

1705

1706

  • Crickhowell Bridge rebuilt in stone.
  • Humphrey Mackworth's company grants £20 a year towards a charity school at Esgair Hir mine in Cardiganshire, £30 a year towards a minister there, and £20 a year towards a charity school at Neath.

1708

Arts and literature[edit]

New books[edit]

1702

1703

1704

  • Robert Nelson - A Companion for the Festivals and Fasts of the Church of England

1705

  • Myles Davies - The Recantation of Mr. Pollett, a Roman priest
  • Letters of Orinda to Poliarchus (the letters of Katherine Philips (posthumously published)

1706

1707

  • Edward Lhuyd - Archaeologia Britannica, vol. 1: Glossography

Births[edit]

1700

1701

1702

1703

1704

1705

1707

1708

1709

Deaths[edit]

1700

1701

1702

1703

1704

1705

1707

1708

1709

1717

  • May 20 - John Trevor lawyer and politician, expelled Speaker of the House of Commons, c.80