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HYWEL ap LLYWELYN ap MAREDUDD ( fl. c. 1500? ), poet ;

a native of Cyfeiliog . Two examples of his work have been found in manuscript, these being elegies upon members of the landed families of Carno and Manafon, Mont. A genealogical manuscript in the hand of Gruffudd Hiraethog ( Pen. MS. 176 ) acknowledges a similar manuscript of Hywel 's, but no existing example of the poet 's genealogical work is known at present.


  • Llanstephan Manuscript at the National Library of Wales, Aberystwyth 118 (568);
  • Peniarth Manuscripts at the National Library of Wales, Aberystwyth) 80 (156), 176 (207).


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

Published date: 1959