according to Moses Williams.
The epithet ' Emlyn ' suggests that he was a native of the Teify valley. His poems, written in the strict metres, were composed in honour of families living in the Cemais (Pembrokeshire) area, such as those of Henllys (1603), Llwyn-gwair, Tre Wern (1614), and Pen-y-benglog (1618, 1622), in Trimsaran, and in Margam. Some of his poems written in his own hand may be seen in Llanstephan MS 38 and B.M. MS. 48.
Avoid confusing him with Dafydd Wiliam Pyrs, fl. c. 1660.
Published date: 1959
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