Dictionary of Welsh Biography


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IEUAN MON (or IEUAN MON HEN ) ( fl. c. 1460-1480 ), poet ,

a native of Anglesey . No details concerning his life are known, but at least two examples of his work are to be found in manuscript, these being a cywydd to beg assistance when he was poor ( B.M. Add. MS. 14882 (119) and Brogyntyn MS. 4 (112) ), and an elegiac cywydd to the poet Robin Ddu (q.v.) ( Cardiff MSS. 7 (758) and 47 (195) ).

Sources:

  • J. Davies , Antiquæ linguæ Britannicæ et linguæ Latinæ, dictionarium duplex , 1632 .

Author:

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

Published date: 1959