2nd baronet, historian and antiquary
Details of his career, with lists of his numerous publications, are given in
but his association with
earns for him a place in this work also. On his first visit to
he took the
as his guide, publishing afterwards
Itinerarium Cambriae, seu laboriosae Baldvini Cantuarensis Archiepiscopi per Walliam Legationis accurata Descriptio, auctore Silv. Giraldo Cambrense Cum Annotationibus Davidis Poweli …
The Itinerary of Archbishop Baldwin through Wales, A.D. 1188, by Giraldus de Barri, translated into English, and illustrated with Views, Annotations, and a Life of Giraldus
(2 vols. quarto,
). He visited
and contributed sixty-three drawings to
. When in
he sometimes stayed at
on the shores of
Tours in Wales
Cambrian Arch. Assoc.
). He examined antiquarian and ‘romantic’ sites and made scores of sketches, some of which are preserved in the
, as are some of his note books, e.g.
N.L.W. MS. 5370
(a ‘Sketch Book’ for
) and two larger volumes in the
To the references given above add
821-2, 850-3, 867, and 1805.
Sir William Llewelyn Davies, M.A., LL.D., F.S.A. (1887-1952),