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CADELL ap GRUFFYDD (d.1175 ).

CADFAN ( fl. 550?), saint .

CADFAN ( fl. 620), prince .

CADOG,saint ( fl. c. 450 ), one of the chief figures of the Celtic church in Wales .

CADWALADR (d.664), prince .

CADWALADR (d.1172), prince .

CADWALADR ap RHYS TREFNANT ( fl. 1600), poet .

CADWALADR CESAIL ( fl. 1620), poet .

CADWALADR, DAFYDD (1752 -1834), Calvinistic Methodist preacher .

CADWALADR, EDWARD (16th cent.), poet .

CADWALADR, ELLIS ( fl. 1707-40), poet .

CADWALADR, HUW (17th cent.), poet .

CADWALADR, ‘Sir ’ RHYS ( fl. 1666-1690), cleric and poet .

CADWALADR, ROGER (1566 -1610), seminary priest and martyr .

CADWALLON (d.633), prince .

CADWGAN (d.1111), prince .

CADWGAN (d.1241), bishop of Bangor .

CADWGAN DELYNOR ( fl. at end of 14th cent, and beginning of the 15th cent.), musician .

CADWGAN FFOL (13th cent.), bard .

KEYNE (CAIN ), saint , ( fl. late 5th cent. — early 6th cent. )

CALLAGHAN, LEONARD JAMES (1912 -2005), Labour politician .

CAMPBELL ( MORRIESON ), ELIZA CONSTANTIA (1796 -1864), author .

CAMPBELL, FREDERICK ARCHIBALD VAUGHAN, viscount Emlyn (1847-1898), earl Cawdor (1898-1911) .

CARADOG of LLANCARFAN ( fl. 1135), man of letters .

CARADOG ap GRUFFYDD ap RHYDDERCH (d.1081 ).

CARADOG ap IESTYN ( fl. 1130), founder of the family of ‘Avene’ in Glamorgan .

CARADOG FYNACH (d.1124), recluse .

CARANNOG ( fl. 550?), saint

CARNE,Sir EDWARD ( c . 1500 -1561), lawyer and diplomat .

CARNES, EDWARD (1772? -1828), bookseller and printer atHolywell, Flints.

CARR, HENRY LASCELLES (1841 -1902), journalist and newspaper proprietor .

CARRINGTON, THOMAS ( 'TOM' ), (‘Pencerdd Gwynfryn ’;1881 -1961), musician and printer .

CARTER family, ofKinmel, Denbs.

CARTER, HUGH (1784 -1855), Welsh Wesleyan Methodist minister .

CARTER, ISAAC (d.1741), printer .

CARTER-JONES, LEWIS (1920 -2004), Labour politician .

CASNODYN ( fl. 1320-40), poet .

CASSON, LEWIS (1875 -1969), actor and theatrical producer .

CATHERALL, JONATHAN (1761 -1833), industrialist and philanthropist .

CATRIN ferch GRUFFUDD ap HYWEL ( fl. c. 1555 ), poet .

CATRIN ferch GRUFFYDD ap IEUAN [ap LLYWELYN?] FYCHAN ( fl. 16th cent.), poet .

CAYO-EVANS, WILLIAM EDWARD JULIAN (1937 -1995), political activist .

CECIL of Allt-yr-ynys ( Herefords.), Burghley ( Northampton ), and Hatfield (Herts.) .

CECIL-WILLIAMS,Sir JOHN LIAS CECIL (1892 -1964),solicitor, secretary Hon. Soc. Cymmrodorion and driving force behind the publishing of the DWB .

CEMLYN-JONES,Sir ELIAS WYNNE (1888 -1966), public figure .

CHALONER, THOMAS (d.1598), of Denbigh and Chester, sometimes described as Ulster King of Arms .

CHAMBERS, WILLIAM (1774 -1855), industrialist and public figure .

CHANCE, THOMAS WILLIAMS (1872 -1954),minister (B) and principal of the Baptist College, Cardiff .

CHAPPELL, EDGAR LEYSHON (1879 -1949),sociologist, a pioneer of town and village redevelopment, and writer .

CHARLES, BERTIE GEORGE (1908 2000), scholar and archivist .

CHARLES, DAVID, I (1762 -1834),Calvinistic Methodist minister, and hymn-writer .

CHARLES, DAVID, II (1803 -1880), Calvinistic Methodist minister and hymnist .

CHARLES, DAVID, III (1812 -1878), Calvinistic Methodist minister .

CHARLES, EDWARD (1757 -1828), writer , whose pseudonym wasSiamas Gwynedd .

CHARLES, GEOFFREY (1909 -2002), photographer .

CHARLES, HENRY (1778 -1840),theologian, littérateur, and mathematician .

CHARLES, JAMES (1846 -1920), Independent minister and theologian .

CHARLES, JAMES (1851 -1906), painter .

CHARLES, JOHN ALWYN (1924 -1977), minister (Cong.) and college lecturer .

CHARLES, PHILIP (1721? -1790), Presbyterian minister .

CHARLES, THOMAS (1755 -1814), Methodist cleric .

CHERLETON or CHARLTON family.

CHIDLAW, BENJAMIN WILLIAM , (1811 -1892 ).

CHRISTINA .

CHRISTOPHER, JACOB ( fl. 1655-90), Independent preacher .

CHURCHEY, WALTER (1747 -1805), attorney and versifier .

CLARE .

CLARK family, printers and publishers in Monmouthshire, etc.

CLARK, GEORGE THOMAS (1809 -1898), engineer and antiquary ;

CLAY, JOHN CHARLES (1898 -1973), cricketer .

CLOUGH of Plas Clough, Glan-y-wern, Bathafarn, and Hafodunos (18th and 19th cent. ).

CLOUGH,Sir RICHARD (d.1570),merchant, and (for a period) ‘factor’ for Sir Thomas Gresham in Antwerp ;

CLYDOG ( fl. 500?), saint and martyr ,

CLYNNOG, MORGAN (1558 -after 1619), seminary priest ,

CLYNNOG, MORYS (or MAURICE CLENOCKE ) ( c. 1525 -1581), Roman Catholic theologian ;

CNEPPYN GWERTHRYNION , poet and grammarian of the13th cent.,

COBB, JOSEPH RICHARD (1821 -1897), antiquary

COFFIN, WALTER (1784 -1867), colliery pioneer ;

COKE, THOMAS (1747 -1814), Wesleyan Methodist minister ;

COLEMAN, DONALD RICHARD (1925 1991), Labour politician .

COLLEN ( fl. 600?), saint .

COLLINS, WILLIAM LUCAS (1815 -1887), cleric and author ,

CONDRY, WILLIAM MORETON (1918 -1998),naturalist, conservationist and writer .

CONSTANTINE, GEORGE ( c . 1500 -1560?), cleric ;

CONWAY or CONWY family, of Botryddan (‘ Bodrhyddan’), Flints.

CONWAY, CHARLES (1820 -1884), painter and engraver ;

CONYBEARE, WILLIAM DANIEL (1787 -1857), geologist and divine ;

COOK, ARTHUR JAMES (1884 -1931), miner and trade union leader ;

COOMBE TENNANT, WINIFRED MARGARET (‘Mam o Nedd ’;1874 -1956),delegate to the first assembly of the League of Nations, suffragette, Mistress of the Robes of the Gorsedd of the Bards, and a well-known medium ;

COPPACK, MAIR HAFINA HAFINA CLWYD (1936 -2011), author and columnist .

CORBET,Sir RICHARD (1640 -1683), baronet and member of parliament ;

CORBETT, JOHN STUART (1845 -1921), solicitor and antiquary ;

CORY ( Cory Brothers and Company Limited ).

CORY (John Cory and Sons, Ltd. ).

CORY .

CORY, John (1234 -2345), Cwmni .

COSLET, EDWARD (1750 -1828), Calvinistic Methodist preacher ;

COSLETT, COSLETT (Carnelian ;1834 -1910), collier and poet ;

COTTON, JAMES HENRY (1780 -1862), dean of Bangor cathedral and educationist ;

COTTON,Sir STAPLETON (1773 -1865),, field-marshal ,

COX, ARTHUR HUBERT (1884 -1961), geologist ;

COX, IDRIS (1899 1989), Communist Party activist .

COX, JOHN ([1800 ]?-1870),printer, bookseller, and postmaster atAberystwyth, Cards.

COX, LEONARD ( fl. 1524-72), schoolmaster and author ,

CRADOCK,Sir MATHEW or MATHIAS (1468? -1531), royal official in South Wales .

CRADOCK, RICHARD ( fl. 1660-90),Nonconformist preacher, of the Independent persuasion .

CRADOC, WALTER (1610? -1659), Puritan theologian ;

CRAWLEY, RICHARD (1840 -1893), scholar ;

CRAWSHAY family, ofCyfarthfa, Glam., industrialists .

CRAWSHAY,Sir GEOFFREY CARTLAND HUGH (1892 -1954), soldier and social benefactor ;

CROPPER, THOMAS (1869 -1923),Buckley, Flints., antiquary .

CROWTHER, JOHN NEWTON (Glanceri ;1847 -1928), schoolmaster ;

CRYTHOR LLWYD MARCHEDD (16th cent.), musician ;

CUDLIPP, PERCY (1905 -1962), journalist ;

CUNEDDA WLEDIG ( fl. 450?), British prince .

CURIG ( fl. 550?), saint ,

CYBI ( fl. 550), saint ,

CYFEILIOG (or CYFEILLIOG? ) (d.927), bishop of Llandaff .

CYFFIN, ROGER ( fl. c. 1587-1609 ), a poet

CYNAN ab OWAIN (d.1174), prince ,

CYNAN ap HYWEL (d.1242?), prince ,

CYNAN ap IAGO (d.1060?), exiled prince ,

CYNAN DINDAETHWY (d.816), prince ,

CYNDDELW BRYDYDD MAWR ( fl. 1155-1200), the leading 12th cent. Welsh court poet .

CYNFRIG ap DAFYDD GOCH ( c. 1420 ), poet .

CYNGAR , saint ( fl. 6th cent. ).

CYNGEN (d.855), prince ,

CYNIDR , saint ( fl. 6th cent. )

CYNLLO ( fl. 550?), saint ,

CYNOG ( fl. 500?), saint ,

CYNWAL, RICHARD (d.1634), poet ,

CYNWAL, WILLIAM (d.1587 or1588), poet ,

CYNWRIG ap RHYS (d.1237), prince

CYNWRIG BENCERDD (15th cent.), harpist ,

CYNWRIG HIR (‘ the Tall ’), of Edeirnion ( fl. 1093 ).