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OWEN , IFAN (IEUAN) TUDUR (d. 1625? ), a bard

living at Dugoed in the parish of Mallwyd, Mer. (Some of his children were christened in Mallwyd church , 1575-84 , and his wife, Elizabeth ych Thomas , was buried at Mallwyd in Oct. 1609 ). William Maurice , Cefn-y-braich , Llansilin (q.v.) , says that part of Cwrtmawr MS. 5 was written by the bard . Examples of his work survive in manuscripts (see below). His will was proved at S. Asaph , 1625 .

Sources:

  • Cardiff Manuscripts 19 (194, 47 (68), 48 (98), 64 (126, 358, 620);
  • Cwrtmawr Manuscript in the National Library of Wales 5 (70, 4
  • Mostyn MS. at the National Library of Wales, Aberystwyth 144 (544);
  • Llanstephan Manuscript at the National Library of Wales, Aberystwyth 156 (118, 181);
  • Peniarth Manuscripts at the National Library of Wales, Aberystwyth (N.L.W.).

Author:

Robert (Bob) Owen, O.B.E., M.A., (1885-1962), Croesor

Published date: 1959