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ROBERT ap HARRY ( c. 1580 ), poet .

Five of his poems are preserved in manuscript, viz. a cywydd to pride, an elegy to Siôn Eutyn , a laudatory cywydd on John Salusbury of Lleweni , a poem to the Sacrament, and an englyn . There is also one other poem attributed to him in Cardiff MS. 6 (123) , but in Cardiff MS. 63 (278) it is attributed to Siôn Phylip .

Sources:

  • NLW MSS 356 (24), 436 (61), 6496 (230);
  • Peniarth Manuscript in the National Library of Wales 312 iii (27);
  • Brogyntyn MS. at the National Library of Wales, Aberystwyth 3 (560);
  • Cardiff Manuscript 84 (1178);
  • Havod Manuscript at Cardiff Central Library 10 (19);
  • Jes. Coll. MS. at the Bodleian Library, Oxford 15 (346); 16 ii (76).

Author:

Miss Nansi Ceridwen Jones, Aberystwyth

Published date: 1959