He was awarded the degree of M.A. of the University of Wales in 1950 for a thesis on ‘ The Latin life of St. Cadoc, a textual and lexicographical study ’, and in 1960 received a Ph.D. of the same university for his study of Latin texts of the Welsh laws. Further research in this field led to the publication in 1967 of his volume The Latin texts of the Welsh laws . His other publications include a chapter on these laws in Celtic studies in Wales ( 1963 ), and contributions to various works dealing with aspects of medieval studies. He also published articles on the Welsh laws and on other topics of medieval interest and made many contributions to the Jnl. of the Nat. Lib. of Wales . His appreciation of A.W. Wade-Evans (see below) was read to the Society of Cymmrodorion and published in Trans. Cymm. , 1965 , 257-71.
He m. in 1947 Florence Mary Roberts of Burry Port , and they had a son and a daughter. He d. 20 Apr. 1970 in Aberystwyth .
Margaret Helen Davies, Aberystwyth
Published date: 2001