Griffith Arthur


 (grĭf′ĭth), Arthur 1872-1922.
Irish nationalist leader who was a founder of the Sinn Fein movement for Irish independence (1905). He led the Irish delegation that negotiated the 1921 treaty with England that established the Irish Free State.
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Well did a noted Victorian clergyman in Cardiff (Griffith Arthur Jones) state, 'Let proper care and attention be paid to the Welsh services, and an honest teaching of the doctrines of the church of Christ and let the Welsh services he rendered up with reverend care and earnestness and I have no fear for the Church in Wales.' (Father Jones of Cardiff, chapter IV)
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