Lang Syne Welsh Family Clan Information History Fact Book - Adams
Particularly identified with what was once the fiercely disputed borderland between Wales and England known as the Welsh Marches, ‘Adams’ features prominently in the historical record.
Recognised as one of the Founding Fathers of the United States, Samuel Adams was the statesman born in Boston in 1722, while his second cousin John Adams, who served from 1797 to 1801 as 2nd President of the United States, was the father of John Quincy Adams, who served from 1825 to 1829 as 6th president.
On the high seas, William Adams was the late sixteenth to early seventeenth seaman and adventurer who was the inspiration for the character John Blackthorne in James Clavell’s best-selling 1975 novel Shogūn, while Richard Adams is the British entrepreneur who in 1989 founded the UK Fairtrade Foundation.
Chronicled here is the vibrant drama that is the lives and times of proud bearers of the Adams name.
Book Dimensions 10 × 0.4 × 14.5 cm