BEDO BRWYNLLYS (c. 1460), a Brecknock poet

Name: Bedo Brwynllys
Date of birth: c. 1460
Gender: Male
Occupation: a Brecknock poet
Area of activity: Poetry
Author: Rhiannon Francis Roberts

Brwynllys or ' Bronllys ' is near Talgarth. His extant work comprises much love poetry of the type which is characteristic of the followers of Dafydd ap Gwilym, together with a smaller number of religious and eulogistic poems including an elegy upon Sir Richard Herbert of Coldbrook, 1469. There are also flyting poems between him and Ieuan Deulwyn and Hywel Dafi. He is said to have been buried at Llanfor, but see the article on Bedo Aeddren.


Published date: 1959

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