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DAFYDD ap HYWEL ap IEUAN FYCHAN ( fl. ? 1480-1510 ), poet .

Little is known about him except that he is said to have been buried at Llandrillo, Mer. His work includes elegies upon two other poets, Dafydd Llwyd ap Llywelyn ap Gruffudd and SirRhys .

Sources:

  • Jones and Lewis , Mynegai i Farddoniaeth y Llawysgrifau , 1928 , 64-6;
  • NLW MSS 16, 728, 6209;
  • Bodewryd MSS. at the National Library of Wales, Aberystwyth 1, 2;
  • Brogyntyn MS. at the National Library of Wales, Aberystwyth 2;
  • Wynnstay Manuscript at the National Library of Wales, Aberystwyth 1.

Author:

Rhiannon Francis Roberts, M.A., (1923-90), Aberystwyth

Published date: 1959