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IEUAN ap MADOG ap DAFYDD ( fl. c. 1500 ), poet ;

details of his life are unknown, but some of his work remains in manuscript. This includes poems in praise of Sir William Griffith of Penrhyn , and John Puleston , an elegy to the poet Syr Dafydd Trefor , a bardic controversy, or ymryson , with Ieuan Dylyniwr (q.v.) , and a satirical poem to Padrig Wyddel ( Patrick the Irishman ) .

Sources:

  • NLW MS 1553 ;
  • Wynnstay Manuscript at the National Library of Wales, Aberystwyth 1;
  • Jones and Lewis , Mynegai i Farddoniaeth y Llawysgrifau (1928) ;
  • Cymru yn hanesyddol, parthedegol, a bywgraphyddol (1875) .
  • The dates given in 'Dictionary of Welsh Biography.' 27 vols., N.L.W. MSS. 9251–77 ; Enwogion Cymru. A Biographical Dictionary of Eminent Welshmen (1852) ; ‘ Gweirydd ap Rhys ,’ Hanes Llenyddiaeth Gymreig, 1300–1650 (1885) ; Geirlyfr Bywgraffiadol o Enwogion Cymru (1870) ; William Owen Pughe , The Cambrian Biography (1803) are too late.

Author:

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

Published date: 1959