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MATHEW ap LLYWELYN GOCH ( DWB , 618).

Correct the fl. to the middle of the 16th. c. Olfyr ap Tomas was from Neuadd-wen , Llanerfyl . His wife was from Llangedwyn .

Author:

Dr Enid Pierce Roberts, M.A., D.Litt., Bangor

Corrections and additions:

MATHEW ap LLYWELYN GOCH ( fl. c. 1360-1400? ), poet .

At least two of his poems, addressed to members of North Wales families — Wiliam Siôn of Penarth , and Oliver ap Tomas of Llangedwyn — survive.

Sources:

  • Bodewryd MS. at the National Library of Wales, Aberystwyth 1 (451);
  • Brogyntyn MS. at the National Library of Wales, Aberystwyth 2 (353b);
  • Jes. Coll. MS. at the Bodleian Library, Oxford 17 (464);
  • Llanstephan MSS. at the National Library of Wales, Aberystwyth 118 (487), 133 (135);
  • Peniarth Manuscripts at the National Library of Wales, Aberystwyth 87 (19), 100 (425);
  • ‘Dictionary of Welsh Biography.’ 27 vols., N.L.W. MSS. 9251–77 ;
  • Enwogion Cymru. A Biographical Dictionary of Eminent Welshmen , 1852

Author:

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

Published date: 2001