Dictionary of Welsh Biography


A  B  C  D  E  F  G  H  I  J  K  L  M  N  O  P  Q  R  S  T  U  V  W  X  Y  Z



LLYWELYN ap HYWEL ap IEUAN ap GRONW ( fl. c. 1480? ), a poet

concerning whom no details are available. Some examples of his work remain in MSS., including a number of religious poems, an elegy to Tomas ap Gruffudd of Abermarlais , and a ‘begging’ poem.

Sources:

  • Jones and Lewis , Mynegai i Farddoniaeth y Llawysgrifau , 1928 ;
  • Brogyntyn MS. at the National Library of Wales, Aberystwyth 2;
  • NLW MSS 435, 1559, 4710, 5273, 6209, 6511, 6681, 12443, 13071, 13072, 13079, 13081, 13167;
  • apparently the dates given in ‘Dictionary of Welsh Biography.’ 27 vols., N.L.W. MSS. 9251–77 , Enwogion Cymru. A Biographical Dictionary of Eminent Welshmen , 1852 , Geirlyfr Bywgraffiadol o Enwogion Cymru , 1870 , and William Owen Pughe , The Cambrian Biography (later ) , 1803 , are too recent.

Author:

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

Published date: 1959