HUW PENNANT (‘Syr’) (fl. during the second half of the 15th century), cleric, poet, and antiquary

Name: Huw Pennant
Parent: Dafydd Pennant
Gender: Male
Occupation: cleric, poet, and antiquary
Area of activity: History and Culture; Poetry; Religion; Scholarship and Languages
Author: Ray Looker

son of David Pennant of Bychton near Holywell, Flints., and brother of Thomas Pennant, abbot of Basingwerk. Some of his poems, all vaticinatory, exist in manuscript. Pen. MS. 182, written by ‘Syr’ Huw himself c. 1514, includes, among other items, genealogies, poetry, and his Welsh translation of the Latin text of a life of S. Ursula.


Published date: 1959

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