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IORWERTH ab Y CYRIOG ( fl. c. 1380 ), poet ,

a native of Anglesey and son of the poet Goronwy Gyriog (q.v.) . A few of his poems remain, including two awdlau (one religious and the other a love poem) and a cywydd .

Sources:

  • Jones and Lewis , Mynegai i Farddoniaeth y Llawysgrifau , 1928 ;
  • The Myvyrian Archaiology of Wales (1870 ed.), 335, 353;
  • 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 ;
  • William Owen Pughe , The Cambrian Biography (later ) , 1803 ;
  • Lewis , Roberts , and Williams , Cywyddau Iolo Goch ac Eraill, 1350–1450 , 1925 , clxx, 213.

Author:

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

Published date: 1959