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HUW DAFI ( 15th-16th cent. ), bard .

Various poems attributed to ‘ Huw Dafi ,’ ‘ Huw Dafi of Llŷn ,’ and ‘ Huw Dafi of Gwynedd ,’ are found in manuscripts. Nothing is known about the poet — or poets, and it is not clear whether any of these names refer to Huw ap Dafydd (q.v.) of whose poetry many examples are found.

Sources:

  • Jones and Lewis , Mynegai i Farddoniaeth y Llawysgrifau , 1928 (161 Note);
  • Havod Manuscript at Cardiff Central Library 20;
  • NLW MSS 6511, 13062, 13071.

Author:

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

Published date: 1959