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IEUAN ap BEDO GWYN , or IEUAN BEDO GWYN ( fl. c. 1530-1590? ), poet

and owner of the Llysyn estate ( Llanerfyl, Mont. ) before its purchase by the Herbert family; descendant of one of the younger branches of the family of Neuadd Wen (a neighbouring estate), and therefore of Maredudd , brother of Gruffudd ap Cynan . A little only of his work remains, and this includes a cywydd written to Dafydd ap Ieuan Llwyd of Nantmynach , in 1538 .


  • Brogyntyn MS. at the National Library of Wales, Aberystwyth 2;
  • Cardiff Manuscript 84;
  • Cwrtmawr Manuscript in the National Library of Wales 12;
  • Jes. Coll. MS. at the Bodleian Library, Oxford 17;
  • NLW MSS 872, 5262;
  • 'Dictionary of Welsh Biography.' 27 vols., N.L.W. MSS. 9251–77 ;
  • Cymru yn hanesyddol, parthedegol, a bywgraphyddol (1875) ;
  • J. Davies , Antiquæ linguæ Britannicæ et linguæ Latinæ, dictionarium duplex (1632) ;
  • Collections Historical and Archaeological relating to Montgomeryshire , xvi, 82.


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

Published date: 1959