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GRUFFUDD ap GRONW GETHIN or GRUFFUDD LLWYD ap GRONW GETHIN ( fl. c. 1380-1420 ), poet ,

of Llanfair Talhaearn, Denbs. Cwrtmawr MS. 242 states that he lived at ‘talwrn y kethin ymhikyll y maelor Gymraeg’ [i.e. Pickhill in Welsh Maelor ]. Some of his poems remain, including two on the condition of contemporary poets and their poetry.

Sources:

  • Jones and Lewis , Mynegai i Farddoniaeth y Llawysgrifau , 1928 ;
  • Cwrtmawr Manuscripts at the National Library of Wales, Aberystwyth 204 (78), 242 (140), 244 (102);
  • NLW MSS 728 (81), 5283 (93), 6499 (160);
  • ‘Dictionary of Welsh Biography.’ 27 vols., N.L.W. MSS. 9251–77 ;
  • Enwogion Cymru. A Biographical Dictionary of Eminent Welshmen , 1852

Author:

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

Published date: 1959