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DAFYDD ap IEUAN (IFAN) ab OWEN ( fl. 1560 , according to N.L.W. MS. 606), poet .

His poetry associates him with Harlech , and, more especially, with Trawsfynydd . Cywyddau and an englyn by him are preserved in Cwrtmawr MSS. 238, 244 , N.L.W. MSS. 643, 666, 3487 , and B.M. Add. MSS. 14966, 14985 ; among them is an englyn to the town of Harlech , and a ‘ cywydd of remonstrance against the world written by a man who had sold his land,’ that is Hendre-fawr , Trawsfynydd .

Author:

Benjamin George Owens, M.A., Aberystwyth

Published date: 1959