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The Welsh History Review

Language: English and Welsh

Published Twice yearly

Print ISSN: 0043-2431 Online ISSN: 0083-792X

About the Journal

Published by the University of Wales Press since its inception in 1960, The Welsh History Review has established itself as the most authoritative journal in its field. This twice-yearly journal is committed to publishing a wide variety of scholarly research on Welsh history, from medieval to modern. The internationally renowned editorial board includes scholars from universities in Wales, England and the United States, whose breadth of knowledge is representative of the journal and its content, which is typically a diverse range of cultural, social, political and economic history.


‘Fooling The Court Of The Lord Pope’: Dafydd Ap Llywelyn’s  Petition To The Curia In 1244. – Benedict G. E. Wiedemann

Glyndŵr’s Rebellion, The Bishop Of Bangor And The Councils Of Pisa And Constance. – Paul Frame

Dafydd Ap Maredudd Glais: A Fifteenth-Century Aberystwyth Felon And Scribe. – Katherine Himsworth

Peaks And Troughs: Irish Transmigration Through South Wales, 1850–1900. – David Morris

Wales, Socialism And Huw T. Edwards (1892–1970). – Martin Wright

The World Cannot Hear You: Gwyn Thomas (1913–1981), Communism And The Cold War. – Daryl Leeworthy

A Film From Wales: Welsh Identity And The Children’s Film Foundation. – Robert Shail




Mitchell, Joan de Valence: – Emma Cavell

Williams, Dyddiau Olaf Owain Glyndŵr: – Dylan Foster Evans

Cymru a’r Môr/Maritime Wales, 36: – Gerald Morgan

Davies, People, Places and Passions: – Carys Howells

Thompson, From the Cradle to the Coalmine: – Lesley Hulonce

Williams, Do You Hear the People Sing?: – Ben Curtis

Neale, Englynion Mynwentydd Gwlad Llŷn a’r Cyffiniau: – Gwen Awbery

Hicks, The Welsh at Mametz Wood: – Chris Williams

Williams, Wales Unchained – Llŷr Lewis


Professor Huw Pryce, Bangor University

Professor Paul O’Leary, Aberystwyth University


Reviews Editor: Dr Gethin Matthews, Swansea University

Matthew Cragoe, University of Lincoln

Fiona Edmonds, Lancaster University

John S. Ellis, University of Michigan-Flint

Ralph A. Griffiths, Swansea University

Karen Jankulak, Felinfach, Lampeter

Geraint H. Jenkins, University of Wales Centre for Advanced Welsh and Celtic Studies, Aberystwyth

Angela V. John, Swansea University

Aled Gruffydd Jones, Aberystwyth

Bill Jones, Cardiff University

Louise Miskell, Swansea University

Kenneth O. Morgan, The Queen’s College, Oxford

Robin Chapman Stacey, University of Washington, Seattle

Chris Williams, Cardiff University

Gareth Williams, University of South Wales


Authors of articles should submit an electronic version (preferably as an e-mail attachment). Articles should be no longer than 10,000 words and follow the guidelines on style set out in the Notes for Contributors (printed at the back of WHR 26 (4), and also available from the Editors).

Proposed contributions on Welsh history pre-1700 should be sent to Professor Huw Pryce, School of History, Welsh History and Archaeology, Bangor University, Bangor, Gwynedd, LL57 2DG. Email: his015@bangor.ac.uk

Proposed contributions on Welsh history post-1700 should be sent to Dr Paul O’Leary,  Department of History and Welsh History, Aberystwyth University, Hugh Owen  Building, Penglais, Aberystwyth, SY23 3DY. Email: ppo@aber.ac.uk


Please send electronic and hard copies of reviews to Dr Gethin Matthews, Department of History and Classics, Swansea University, Singleton Park, Swansea SA2 8PP. Email: g.h.matthews@swansea.ac.uk. Books for review should also be sent to Dr Matthews, at the address above.


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