Llwyd, Humphrey

Biography: Welsh cartographer, author, antiquary and Member of Parliament. He was a leading member of the Renaissance period in Wales. His library, together with those of his patron, the Earl of Arundel and his brother-in-law, Lord Lumley, formed the basis of the Royal Library. His motto was Hwy pery klod na golyd ("Fame lasts longer than wealth")

Biography Date: 1527-1568

Biography References: DNB


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