DAFYDD BAENTIWR (fl. c. 1500-1530?), a poet

Name: Dafydd Baentiwr
Gender: Male
Occupation: a poet
Area of activity: Poetry
Author: Ray Looker

whose only extant work is his bardic controversy (ymryson) with Gruffydd ap Ieuan ap Rhys Llwyd. It contains a poem addressed to Gruffydd by Dafydd, a poem in reply by Gruffydd, and another by Dafydd. This controversy is to be found in the following manuscripts - Cardiff 7, Mostyn 143, N.L.W. 5269, Pen. 112 and 152; and parts of it in N.L.W. 728 and Pen. 78.


Published date: 1959

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