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CYNFRIG ap DAFYDD GOCH ( c. 1420 ), poet .

Several of his cywyddau are preserved, among them two in praise of Wiliam of Penrhyn , a cywydd gofyn , and one to Tudur ap Iorwerth Sais ( Rhys ap Cynfrig Coch in Cwrtmawr MS. 244 (52) , Gruffydd Gryg in Llanst. MS. 11 (105) , Pen. MS. 64 (122) , Mostyn MS. 144 (793) ).

Sources:

  • Jones and Lewis , Mynegai i Farddoniaeth y Llawysgrifau , 1928 …, 14;
  • Additional Manuscripts in the British Museum 14866 (88), 14969, 14976 (174), 14979, 14997 (113), 15000;
  • Enwogion Cymru. A Biographical Dictionary of Eminent Welshmen , 1852 ;
  • Gweirydd ap Rhys , Hanes Llenyddiaeth Gymreig, 1300–1650 , 1885 ;
  • Moses Williams , Mosis Gulielmii … Repertorium Poeticum, sive poematum Wallicorum, quot, hactenus videre contigit quot Index Alphabeticus, primam singulorum lineam, et loca ubi inveniantur, exhibens. Accedunt poetarum nomina, et quando plerique omnes floruerint , London, 1726 .

Author:

Miss Nansi Ceridwen Jones, Aberystwyth

Published date: 1959