Tuesday, March 1, 2011

Dydd Gŵyl Dewi Sant

Happy Saint David's Day to all my Welsh family and friends.

Thomas Jefferson's wrote the following on the first page of his Autobiography on January 6, 1821:

The tradition in my father's family was that their ancestor came to this country from Wales, and from near the mountain of Snowden, the highest in Gr. Br.

The website Cawlcymru lists other well-known Welsh persons or those of Welsh descent: actor Anthony Hopkins, Lawrence of Arabia, writer Dick Francis, poet Dylan Thomas, actor Timothy Dalton, singer Tom Jones, singer Shirley Bassey, actor Richard Burton, actor Ray Milland, actor Edmund Gwenn, Bertrand Russell, Catherine Zeta Jones, and Bernard Fox.