DAFYDD ap IEUAN (IFAN) ab OWEN (fl. 1560, according to N.L.W. MS. 606), poet

Name: Dafydd Ap Ieuan (Ifan) Ab Owen
Gender: Male
Occupation: poet
Area of activity: Poetry
Author: Benjamin George Owens

His poetry associates him with Harlech, and, more especially, with Trawsfynydd. Cywyddau and an englyn by him are preserved in Cwrtmawr MSS. 238, 244, N.L.W. MSS. 643, 666, 3487, and B.M. Add. MSS. 14966, 14985; among them is an englyn to the town of Harlech, and a ' cywydd of remonstrance against the world written by a man who had sold his land,' that is Hendre-fawr, Trawsfynydd.


Published date: 1959

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