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IEUAN RHAEADR ( fl. c. 1480), poet ,

a native apparently of Rhayader, Rads. Some of his work remains in manuscript; this includes three love cywyddau , cywyddau in praise of Siancyn ap Siôn ap Ieuan Fychan and Richard Herbert , and another seeking the freedom of Rhys Fychan of Builth when he was imprisoned at Gloucester .


  • Llanstephan MSS. at the National Library of Wales, Aberystwyth 47, 48, 133, 134;
  • Peniarth Manuscript in the National Library of Wales 55;
  • J. Davies , Antiquæ linguæ Britannicæ et linguæ Latinæ, dictionarium duplex (1632) .


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

Published date: 1959