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 Peniarth MS 113 . This commemorates a victory gained by the Welsh over the English at Degannwy. The same englyn is attributed to Ednyfed Vychan in Peniarth MS 99 . It is preserved also in Peniarth 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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