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HUW , THOMAS ( fl. c. 1574-1606 ), poet ;

a native apparently of North Wales . Some examples of his work, in strict metres, are preserved in manuscript, including poems of praise to Harri Wyn of Anglesey and Siôn Wyn Amhorys ( Brogyntyn MS. 6 (157b) ; Llanst. MS. 11 (21) , an elegy to Richard Lloyd of Llannerch Fawr in Llŷn ( Llanst. MS. 123 (114) ), a poem seeking reconciliation with youth ( N.L.W. MS. 783 (128) ), another in reply to a poem by Robert Elis ( Jes. Coll. MS. 16, ii (119) ), and religious englynion composed on the earthquake of 1574 ( Mostyn MS. 131 (279) ).

Author:

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

Published date: 1959