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MADOG DWYGRAIG ( fl. c. 1370 ), poet ,

one of the last of the ‘Gogynfeirdd’ group. A number of his awdlau remain in the ‘ Red Book of Hergest ’ and other MSS. They include religious and satirical poems, and also ones addressed to Hopcyn ap Thomas ab Einion (q.v.) of Ynys Dawy , Gruffudd ap Madog of Llechwedd Ystrad , and Morgan Dafydd ap Llywarch of Ystrad Tywi . A number of these were included in Myv. Arch.

Sources:

  • Jones and Lewis , Mynegai i Farddoniaeth y Llawysgrifau , 1928 ;
  • NLW MS 4973;
  • The Myvyrian Archaiology of Wales , 1870 , 321-7;
  • Cymru yn hanesyddol, parthedegol, a bywgraphyddol , 1875 .

Author:

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

Published date: 1959