John Edward Lloyd

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Sir John Edward Lloyd (who wrote as J. E. Lloyd) (5 May 1861 – 20 June 1947), was a Welsh historian, the author of the first serious history of the country's formative years, A History of Wales from the Earliest Times to the Edwardian Conquest, 2 vols. London: Longmans, Green & Co., 1911; Second edition 1912; Third edition 1939.

Another of his great works was Owen Glendower: Owen Glyn Dŵr, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1931. For his achievements in the field, he was knighted in 1934. Under his editorship, the first edition of the Dictionary of Welsh Biography was compiled, though not published until after his death (1950).

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  • Lewis, Hubert (1884), Lloyd, John Edward, ed., The Ancient Laws of Wales, London: Elliot Stock (published 1889)
  • Lloyd, John Edward (1896), Ail Lyfr Hanes (Hanes Cymru o 400 Hyd 1066 O.C.), Caernarfon: Cwmni'r Wasg Genedlaethol Gymreig - in Welsh
  • Lloyd, John Edward, ed. (1903), Historical Memoranda of Breconshire; a Collection of Papers from Various Sources Relating to the History of the County, I, Brecon
  • Lloyd, John Edward, ed. (1904), Historical Memoranda of Breconshire; a Collection of Papers from Various Sources Relating to the History of the County, II, London
  • Lloyd, John Edward (1911), Carnarvonshire, Cambridge County Geographies, Cambridge
  • Lloyd, John Edward (1911), A History of Wales from the Earliest Times to the Edwardian Conquest, I (2nd ed.), London: Longmans, Green, and Co (published 1912)
  • Lloyd, John Edward (1911), A History of Wales from the Earliest Times to the Edwardian Conquest, II (2nd ed.), London: Longmans, Green, and Co (published 1912)

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