He was parish clerk of Meifod and is said to have died in the almshouse about 1750. His most popular poem, ' Cerdd y Winllan,' together with two others, ' Ystyriaeth ar fyrdra oes dyn ' and ' Cerdd ar Ymadawiad Pachadur (sic) ai Oferedd ', were included by David Jones of Trefriw in his Blodeu-Gerdd, 1759. He wrote in a serious vein, chiefly on religious themes. It was he who taught his vicar, Salisbury Pryce, to read Welsh.
Published date: 1959
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