1700s in Wales
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- Prince of Wales - George (from 1714) (later George II)
- Princess of Wales - Caroline of Ansbach (from 1714)
- November - Humphrey Humphreys becomes Bishop of Hereford, and is replaced as Bishop of Bangor by John Evans.
- Humphrey Mackworth becomes MP for Cardiganshire.
- Edward Jones, Bishop of St Asaph, is temporarily removed from his position after being found guilty of simony and maladministration.
- 23rd Regiment of Foot granted the title The Welsh Regiment of Fusiliers.
- Thomas Griffiths and a small group of followers settle at Welsh Tract, Delaware, where they found the Welsh Tract Baptist church.
- Sir Roger Mostyn, 3rd Baronet, marries Lady Essex Finch.
- 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.
- 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.
- Edmund Meyrick sets up a school at Carmarthen.
- Charles Talbot, 1st Baron Talbot of Hensol, marries Cecil Mathew of Castell y Mynach in Pentyrch.
Arts and literature
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- David Maurice - Cynffwrdd i'r gwan Gristion, neu'r gorsen ysig (translation from work of Theophilus Dorrington)
- Ellis Wynne - Gweledigaetheu y Bardd Cwsc
- Robert Nelson - A Companion for the Festivals and Fasts of the Church of England
- Myles Davies - The Recantation of Mr. Pollett, a Roman priest
- Letters of Orinda to Poliarchus (the letters of Katherine Philips (posthumously published)
- William Jones - Synopsis Palmariorum Matheseos
- Edward Lhuyd - Archaeologia Britannica, vol. 1: Glossography
- March 8 – William Morgan the elder, of Tredegar, politician (d. 1731)
- date unknown - Guto Nyth Brân, legendary athlete (d. 1737)
- probable – Lewis Evans, surveyor (d. 1756)
- date unknown - Richard Trevor, bishop (d. 1771)
- February 2 - Richard Morris, one of the celebrated Morris brothers of Anglesey (d. 1779)
- probable - Henry Arthur Herbert, 4th Earl of Powis (d. 1772)
- May - Ann Maddocks, the "maid of Cefn Ydfa" (d. 1727)
- December 8 - Charles Hanbury Williams, diplomat and satirist (d. 1759)
- date unknown - John Pettingall, antiquary (d. 1781)
- June 27 - Hugh Owen, Independent minister, 60?
- July 11 - William Williams, Speaker of the House of Commons, 66
- September – Sir John Aubrey, 2nd Baronet, politician
- December 8 - Edward Harley, politician, 76
- December 16 - Thomas Morgan (of Dderw), politician, 36 (smallpox)
- date unknown - Sir John Hanmer, 3rd Baronet (in a duel)
- January - James Annesley, 3rd Earl of Anglesey, 31
- date unknown - Lewis Wogan, High Sheriff of Pembrokeshire,
- May - William Wynne, historian
- date unknown - Lionel Wafer, explorer, 65
- date unknown - Edward Ravenscroft, dramatist