Davids Area of activity: History and Culture; Religion Author: Robert Thomas Jenkins Born 11 February The present article deals only with the Welsh activities of this distinguished man and great scholar; the other aspects of his career are fully dealt with in the D.
He was appointed bishop of S. Davids in and the appointment met with considerable welsh dating culture Not only welsh dating culture Thirlwall bear no malice towards James welsh dating culture whom he offered an archdeaconry inbut he set to work to learn Welsh, and within a year was able to preach in Welsh; a volume of his Welsh sermons was published under the editorship of E. Phillips inalthough it must be confessed that his Welsh dating culture was stiff welsh dating culture largely unintelligible to the masses.
He was a vigorous and generous bishop. In spite of this, he was never popular.
He was cold, academic, and severe, and he and his Welsh clergy never really got to understand each other. On the other hand, remembering his liberal views, Thirlwall's attitude was disappointing when Rowland Williams - got into trouble — see Life of Rowland Williams, i, What with one thing and another, he gradually became estranged from his parish clergy and came to rely increasingly on his archdeacons.
He lost his sight, and had a stroke; he resigned his see inand died at Bath, 27 July ; he was buried in Westminster Abbey. Further Reading.