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MEURUG ab IORWERTH ( fl. c. 1320-1370 ), one of the last of the ‘Gogynfeirdd’ bards .

One example of his work is preserved in the ‘ Red Book of Hergest ’ and some other MSS., this being an awdl addressed to Hopcyn ap Tomas (q.v.) of Ynys Dawy ( Ynystawe ) in Glamorgan .

Sources:

  • Jes. Coll. MS. at the Bodleian Library, Oxford 1 (‘Red Book of Hergest’);
  • Llanstephan Manuscript at the National Library of Wales, Aberystwyth 133 (873);
  • NLW MS 4973 (361);
  • ‘Dictionary of Welsh Biography.’ 27 vols., N.L.W. MSS. 9251–77 ;
  • Cymru yn hanesyddol, parthedegol, a bywgraphyddol , 1875 ;
  • Enwogion Cymru. A Biographical Dictionary of Eminent Welshmen , 1852
  • G. J. Williams , Traddodiad Llenyddol Morgannwg , 1948 , 12.

Author:

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

Published date: 1959