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Penmachno is a village in the isolated upland valley of Cwm Penmachno, 4 miles south of Betws-y-Coed in the county of Conwy, north Wales. It is renowned as the home of Bishop William Morgan (1545–1604), who lived at Tŷ Mawr, Y Wybrnant, near the village. He was one of the leading scholars of his day, having mastered Hebrew in addition to Latin and Greek. He was the first to translate the Bible in its entirety into Welsh.
|OS Settlement Classification||Other settlement (village, hamlet etc)|
|Police Authority||North Wales|
Penmachno, Conwy in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)
Penmachno, par. and vil., Carnarvonshire, in E. of co.- par., 11,208 ac., pop. 1787; vil., on river Machno, 64 miles S. of Llanrwst; P.O.
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