CADWGAN FFOL (13th century), bard

Name: Cadwgan Ffol
Gender: Male
Occupation: bard
Area of activity: Poetry
Author: Nansi Ceridwen Jones

One englyn by him is preserved in Pen. MS. 113. This commemorates a victory gained by the Welsh over the English at Degannwy. The same englyn is attributed to Ednyfed Vychan in Pen. MS. 99. It is preserved also in Pen. MS. 122 but the author is not given. The englyn was printed in Y Greal, London, 1805 (167), and there attributed to Cadwgan Ffol.

In Owen, Cambrian Biography, Enwogion Cymru: a Biographical Dictionary of Eminent Welshmen , Cymru (O.J.), and Blackwell (NLW MS 9253A ), his name is given as Cadwgan ab Cynvrig and his date as 1280.


Published date: 1959

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