EDWARD MAELOR (fl. c. 1580-1620), poet

Name: Edward Maelor
Gender: Male
Occupation: poet
Area of activity: Poetry
Author: Ray Looker

No details about him are known, but a number of his poems, cywyddau and englynion, remain in manuscript. They include poems in praise of North Wales gentry, including Humphrey Hughes of Gwerclys, and John Eyton and his wife, a marriage poem addressed to Andrew Meredydd of Glan Tanad, and an elegy on the poet Siôn Tudur. His englynion include some written in bardic controversy (ymryson) with Morys Powel.


Published date: 1959

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