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This article is about the particular significance of the decade 1710 - 1719 to Wales and its people.

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Incumbents

Events

1710

  • John Wynne obtains permission from the bishop's court to change the name of Trelawnyd to "Newmarket".
  • A committee of the House of Commons declares Sir Humphrey Mackworth guilty of "many notorious and scandalous frauds".

1711

  • Thomas Durston begins printing Welsh books at Shrewsbury.
  • Baptist Church in the Great Valley (Pennsylvania) is founded by Welsh immigrants.

1712

1713

  • Sir Humphrey Mackworth founds the formed the Company of Mineral Manufacturers.
  • Edmund Meyrick dies, leaving a large bequest to Jesus College for scholarships for students from North Wales.

1714

  • May 8 - Bishop Adam Ottley complains that Griffith Jones (Llanddowror) has been "going about preaching on week days in Churches, Churchyards, and sometimes on the mountains, to hundreds of auditors".
  • September 27 - Prince George, son of King George I, is invested as Prince of Wales. His wife, Caroline, automatically becomes Princess of Wales.

1716

1717

1718

  • The first legal printing press in Wales is established at Adpar in Carmarthenshire by Isaac Carter.

1719

Arts and literature

New books

1711

  • Jonathan Edwards - A Vindication of the Doctrine of Original Sin from the exceptions of Dr. Daniel Whitby

1714

1719

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Music

Births

1710

1713

1714

1716

1717

1719

Deaths

1712

1713

1714

1715

1716

1717

1718

1719


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