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HUW TALAI ( fl. c. 1550-1580 ), poet ;

nothing is known of his life, but at least two examples of his work exist in manuscript. They are cywyddau of praise to Rhys ap Morys of Bryn y Beirdd , Llandeilo-fawr , and Gruffydd Dwnn of Kidwelly (q.v.) .

Sources:

  • NLW MS 728 (33);
  • Llanstephan Manuscript at the National Library of Wales, Aberystwyth 133 (412);
  • Cymru yn hanesyddol, parthedegol, a bywgraphyddol , 1875 ;
  • Enwogion Cymru. A Biographical Dictionary of Eminent Welshmen , 1852 ;
  • Geiriadur Bywgraffyddol o Enwogion Cymru , ii, 555;
  • William Owen Pughe , The Cambrian Biography (later ) , 1803 .

Author:

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

Published date: 1959