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THOMAS PENLLYN ( DWB , 934).

He was a descendant of Tudur Penllyn ( DWB , 987) .

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THOMAS PENLLYN (d. 1623 ), poet .

He is described in Cwrtmawr MS. 11 as ‘ the poet of the distinguished house of Rhiwedog ,’ Mer. Poems attributed to him are found in Cwrtmawr MS. 243 ; Llanst. MSS. 35, 124, 133 ; Mostyn MS. 165 ; N.L.W. MSS. 16, 278, 567, 5269, 6494-6, 7012 ; Pen. MS. 87 ; and Cardiff MS. 20 . He composed a number of cywyddau to members of the Salusbury family of Lleweni and to Dr. John Davies , Mallwyd . Elegies on his death by Richard Phillip and Gruffydd Hafren are found in N.L.W. MS. 719 and Cwrtmawr MS. 11 .

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Griffith Milwyn Griffiths, M.A., Aberystwyth

Published date: 2001