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IEUAN LLWYD BRYDYDD ( fl. c. 1460-1490 ), a poet ,

some examples of whose work remain in manuscript. These include an elegiac cywydd to Ifan ap Tudur ap Gruffudd Llwyd of Henllan parish (Denbs.) , a cywydd to Hywel Coetmor , and a ‘blind man's cywydd .’ His work is found in the following manuscripts: Brogyntyn MS 2 ; N.L.W. MSS. 552, 644, 6471, 6495, 6681, 9166 ; Wynnstay MS. 1 . According to Cymru (O.J.) this poet was buried in Llanuwchllyn, Mer.

Sources:

  • ‘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 ;
  • Enwogion Cymru. A Biographical Dictionary of Eminent Welshmen , 1852 ;
  • Edward Jones , Musical and Poetical Relicks of the Welsh Bards… , 1794 , 16;
  • William Owen Pughe , The Cambrian Biography (later ) , 1803

Author:

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

Published date: 1959