GRUFFUDD LLWYD ap DAFYDD GAPLAN (or Gruffudd Llwyd ap Llywelyn y Caplan, and Gruffudd ap Llywelyn Llwyd in some manuscripts) (fl. c. 1400?), poet
Name: Gruffudd Llwyd Ap Dafydd Gaplan
Area of activity: Poetry
Author: Ray Looker
Nothing is known about him, but at least two examples of his poetry, one being a cywydd in the form of a religious confession, and the other an elegy to Sir Rhys Ifanc ap Syr Rhys Hen [see under Rhys ap Gruffydd, died 1356 ], great-grandfather, on the maternal side, of Sir Rhys ap Thomas of Dynevor.
- Jones and Lewis, Mynegai i Farddoniaeth y Llawysgrifau (1928);
'Dictionary of Welsh Biography.';
Cymru yn hanesyddol, parthedegol, a bywgraphyddol (1875);
Enwogion Cymru. A Biographical Dictionary of Eminent Welshmen (1852);
- William Owen Pughe, The Cambrian Biography (1803), apparently the dates given in these are at least fifty years too late.
Published date: 1959
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