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1722 in Wales

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This article is about the particular significance of the year 1722 to Wales and its people.

Contents

Incumbents

  • Prince of Wales - George (later George II)
  • Princess of Wales - Caroline of Ansbach
  • Events

  • 9 May - At the conclusion of the general election, new MPs for Welsh constituencies include Sir William Owen, 4th Baronet (Pembroke Boroughs); Francis Edwardes (Haverfordwest) and Sir William Morgan for Brecon and Monmouthshire.
  • New books

  • Dwysfawr Rym Buchedd Grefyddol
  • Births

  • 9 May - Morgan Edwards, Baptist historian (died 1795)
  • date unknown
  • Thomas Crofts, priest, Fellow of the Royal Society, traveller and book-collector (died 1781)
  • Rowland Jones, lawyer and philologist (died 1774)
  • probable - James Relly, Methodist minister (died 1778)
  • Deaths

  • 10 February - Bartholomew Roberts, pirate ("Black Bart"), 39 (in battle)
  • 16 November - John Vaughan, reformer, 59
  • References

    1722 in Wales Wikipedia


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