DAFYDD COWPER (GOWPER) (fl. c. 1500), poet, of Wrexham.

Name: Dafydd Cowper (gowper)
Gender: Male
Occupation: poet
Area of activity: Poetry
Author: Benjamin George Owens

His poems are preserved in Pen. MSS. 76, 312, Llanstephan MS 118 , Cardiff MSS. 7, 49, B.M. Add. MS. 14997, and N.L.W. MS. 728. Among them is a cywydd which John Puleston the elder (' Sion pilstwn hen ') of Bersham caused to be written to John, abbot of Valle Crucis, and an englyn to the steeple of Wrexham church, 1507.

Author

Published date: 1959

Article Copyright: http://rightsstatements.org/page/InC/1.0/

The Dictionary of Welsh Biography is provided by The National Library of Wales and the University of Wales Centre for Advanced Welsh and Celtic Studies. It is free to use and does not receive grant support. A donation would help us maintain and improve the site so that we can continue to acknowledge Welsh men and women who have made notable contributions to life in Wales and beyond.

Find out more on our sponsorship page.