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May 2000

Lecture-Howel Harris (1714-73) and Sidney Griffith, Cefnamlwch Posted Wednesday, May 3, 2000 by penllyn
Caernarvonshire Historical Society hold their Spring meeting on Thursday, 4 May at the Lecture Theatre, Coleg Meirion Dwyfor, Pwllheli. The lecturer will be Dr Geraint Tudur, who will discuss the relationship between the religious reformer Howel Harris (1714-73) and Sidney Griffith, Cefnamlwch, a woman who was abused by her husband.
Their relationship between the reformer and the married woman caused quite a stir, causing a split amongst nonconformists of the time, and they both travelled across the country as he shared his vision with the people. A warm welcome is extended to all, and the lecture, entitled ?Dirgelwch y broffwydes: Howel Harris a Sidney Griffith, Cefnamlwch? (The Mystery of the Prophet), begins at 7:00pm.

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