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DAFYDD ap PHYLIP ap RHYSSyr ’ ( fl. c. 1500-1540 ), a poet (probably in holy orders)

who was from the parish of Llangyfelach , near Swansea , according to Iolo Morganwg ( N.L.W. MS. 13062, 467 ). Only one of his poems remains, a cywydd in praise of Sir Rhys ap Thomas (q.v.) .

Sources:

  • Enwogion Cymru. A Biographical Dictionary of Eminent Welshmen , 1852 ;
  • Geiriadur Bywgraffyddol o Enwogion Cymru , i, 93;
  • Cymru yn hanesyddol, parthedegol, a bywgraphyddol , 1875 ;
  • Jones and Lewis , Mynegai i Farddoniaeth y Llawysgrifau , 1928 .

Author:

Ray Looker, (Mrs Ray Morgan), Cardiff / Rhymni

Published date: 1959