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EVANS, HENRY ('Harri Evan William'; fl. end of 17th century), poet and translator

Name: Henry Evans
Pseudonym: Harri Evan William
Gender: Male
Occupation: poet and translator
Area of activity: Literature and Writing; Poetry; Scholarship and Languages
Author: Walter Thomas Morgan

A native of Bedwellty, Monmouth. In 1771 Thomas Williams (1697 - 1778) of Mynydd-bach, Carmarthenshire, published a volume of verse translated by Henry Evans from the English, entitled Cynghorion Tad i'w Fab, which included a letter from Stephen Hughes, dated 12 March 1682/3, stating that he had received the book for publication from the author, who thus must have been a contemporary of Stephen Hughes's. An original poetical work entitled Ymddiddan rhwng Hen Wr Dall a'r Angau was published in 1764; other editions appeared in 1781 and in 1807. On the title-page of the last edition the author is named as 'Harri Evan William o'r Bedwellty, sir Fynwy.'


Published date: 1959

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