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MORUS MAWDDWY , or MORUS ap LLYWELYN ( fl. c. 1540-1570 ), a Merionethshire poet .

We have no details about him but some of his poems have survived in manuscripts and were addressed to Rhys Fychan of Corsygedol and to the Dwnn family.

Sources:

  • Bodewryd MS. at the National Library of Wales, Aberystwyth 2 (81);
  • Cardiff Manuscript 84 (1081);
  • Llanstephan MSS. at the National Library of Wales, Aberystwyth 40 (54, 137, 141), 133 (416, 431, 881);
  • Mostyn MS. at the National Library of Wales, Aberystwyth 143;
  • Edward Davies , Traethawd ar Enwogion Swydd Feirion, hen a diweddar, yn gelfyddydwyr, beirdd, gwyddonwyr, pregethwyr , Caernarfon, 1870 ;
  • Cymru yn hanesyddol, parthedegol, a bywgraphyddol , 1875 .

Author:

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

Published date: 1959