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HYWEL ap DAFYDD LLWYD ab Y GOF ( fl. c. 1500 ), poet ;

nothing is known of his life, but some examples of his work remain in manuscript, these being love poems and an elegy to the poet Dafydd Llwyd ap Llywelyn ap Gruffudd (q.v.) .

Sources:

  • Jones and Lewis , Mynegai i Farddoniaeth y Llawysgrifau (1928) ;
  • the dates given him in Cymru yn hanesyddol, parthedegol, a bywgraphyddol (1875) , William Owen Pughe , The Cambrian Biography (1803) , and Enwogion Cymru. A Biographical Dictionary of Eminent Welshmen (1852) are too late.

Author:

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

Published date: 1959