In 1831 Dic Penderyn/Richard Lewis the leader of the Merthyr Uprising was accused, tried, and executed in Cardiff Prison for a crime that he did not commit. He was then buried by the authorities at a secret Welsh location in order to prevent his grave becoming a shrine to the cause of freedom.

We would like to see his body exhumed then reburied in Merthyr Tydfil, the town that loved him.

We, the undersigned, ask the Welsh Assembly Goverment or the relevant authority to exhume Dic Penderyn, the leader of the 1831 Merthyr Uprising, from his present grave and rebury him in his true and just home Merthyr Tydfil.

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The Dic Penderyn: The Welsh Martyr's body should be exhumed and reburied in Merthyr Tydfil. petition to Wales was written by Paul Durden and is in the category Patriotism at GoPetition.