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IEUAN LLWYD ab Y GARGAM ( 14th cent. ), a poet ,

one of the last of the ‘ Gogynfeirdd .’ No details of his career are known, but an awdl composed by him to Hopcyn ap Tomas of Ynysdawy, Glam. , is preserved in the ‘ Red Book of Hergest ’ and some other manuscripts. It is also contained in Myv. Arch. , but there the poet 's name is given as Iorwerth Llwyd ab y Gargam .

Sources:

  • Jes. Coll. MS. at the Bodleian Library, Oxford 1
  • [ The Poetry in the Red Book of Hergest , 1911 , coll. 1415-16],
  • Llanstephan Manuscript at the National Library of Wales, Aberystwyth 133 (854);
  • NLW MS 4973 (166);
  • , 1870 . 335;
  • J. Davies , Antiquæ linguæ Britannicæ et linguæ Latinæ, dictionarium duplex , 1632 .

Author:

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

Published date: 1959