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HYWEL FOEL ap GRIFFRI ap PWYLL GWYDDEL ( fl. c. 1240-1300 ), a poet ,

whose only remaining work consists of the two awdlau in praise of Owain (Goch) ap Gruffydd (q.v.) , and composed during Owain 's long imprisonment by his brother, prince Llywelyn ap Gruffydd . No details of his life are known.

Sources:

  • Llawysgrif Hendregadredd (N.L.W. MS. 6680) (23b, 24);
  • The Myvyrian Archaiology of Wales , 1870 , 266, 267;
  • Cymru yn hanesyddol, parthedegol, a bywgraphyddol , 1875 ;
  • J. Davies , Antiquæ linguæ Britannicæ et linguæ Latinæ, dictionarium duplex , 1632 ;
  • Enwogion Cymru. A Biographical Dictionary of Eminent Welshmen , 1852 ;
  • Edward Jones , Musical and Poetical Relicks of the Welsh Bards… ;
  • J. E. Lloyd , A History of Wales: from the Earliest Times to the Edwardian Conquest , i, 742.

Author:

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

Published date: 1959