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RHISIART OWEN (ap RHISIART) , of Y Lasynys , Merioneth ( fl. c. 1622 ), poet .

Some of his work remains in manuscripts. This includes an elegy to Sir William Maurice of Clenennau , in Brogyntyn MS. 3 (175) , cywyddau in praise of Humphrey Jones of Craflwyn , in Brogyntyn MS. 3 (204) and Llanst. MS. 125 (716) , various englynion in N.L.W. MSS. 566 (93b) and 643 (78) , and a poem in free metre which is found in N.L.W. MS. 566 (125) . (It is not clear whether he is the poet referred to on page 22 of J. H. Davies , Bibliog. of Welsh Ballads .)

Author:

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

Published date: 1959