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IEUAN ap TUDUR PENLLYN ( fl. c. 1480 ), poet ,

son of the poet Tudur Penllyn (q.v.) of Caer-gai . Much of his work remains in manuscript, and this includes poems written to members of the Abertanad , Mold , Ynys-ymaengwyn , and Gwydir families, another addressed to Dafydd ab Owain (q.v.) , abbot of Strata Marcella , a satire on Flint , and satirical englynion forming part of the bardic controversy, or ymryson , between Guto'r Glyn (q.v.) and Ieuan .

Sources:

  • Jones and Lewis , Mynegai i Farddoniaeth y Llawysgrifau , 1928 ;
  • ‘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 ;
  • Edward Jones , Musical and Poetical Relicks of the Welsh Bards… .

Author:

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

Published date: 1959