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DAFYDD PENNANT ( late 16th cent. ), bard .

Two of his cywyddau are preserved in manuscript, viz. a cywydd in praise of ‘ William of Penrhyn ’ and a love poem.

Sources:

  • NLW MS 1553 (271);
  • Peniarth Manuscript in the National Library of Wales 189 (121);
  • Llanstephan Manuscript at the National Library of Wales, Aberystwyth 124 (638);
  • Additional Manuscript in the British Museum 31055 (91b);
  • Mostyn MS. at the National Library of Wales, Aberystwyth 148 (532);
  • Cwrtmawr Manuscript in the National Library of Wales 11 (403);
  • Cymru yn hanesyddol, parthedegol, a bywgraphyddol , 1875 , 421;
  • Enwogion Cymru. A Biographical Dictionary of Eminent Welshmen , 1852 , 395;
  • Geiriadur Bywgraffyddol o Enwogion Cymru , ii, 379;
  • William Owen Pughe , The Cambrian Biography (later ) , 1803 , 83;
  • Geirlyfr Bywgraffiadol o Enwogion Cymru , 1870 , 175;
  • ‘Dictionary of Welsh Biography.’ 27 vols., N.L.W. MSS. 9251–77 .

Author:

Miss Nansi Ceridwen Jones, Aberystwyth

Published date: 1959