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DAFYDD COWPER (GOWPER) ( fl. c. 1500 ), poet , of Wrexham .

His poems are preserved in Pen. MSS. 76, 312 , Llanst. MS. 118 , Cardiff MSS. 7, 49 , B.M. Add. MS. 14997 , and N.L.W. MS. 728 . Among them is a cywydd which John Puleston the elder (‘ sion pilstwn hen ’) of Bersham caused to be written to John , abbot of Valle Crucis , and an englyn to the steeple of Wrexham church , 1507 .

Author:

Benjamin George Owens, M.A., Aberystwyth

Published date: 1959