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DAFYDD BAENTIWR ( fl. c. 1500-1530? ), a poet

whose only extant work is his bardic controversy ( ymryson ) with Gruffydd ap Ieuan ap Rhys Llwyd . It contains a poem addressed to Gruffydd by Dafydd , a poem in reply by Gruffydd , and another by Dafydd . This controversy is to be found in the following manuscripts — Cardiff 7 , Mostyn 143 , N.L.W. 5269 , Pen. 112 and 152 ; and parts of it in N.L.W. 728 and Pen. 78 .

Author:

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

Published date: 1959