HUW, THOMAS (fl. c. 1574-1606), poet

Name: Thomas Huw
Gender: Male
Occupation: poet
Area of activity: Poetry
Author: Ray Looker

a native apparently of North Wales. Some examples of his work, in strict metres, are preserved in manuscript, including poems of praise to Harri Wyn of Anglesey and Siôn Wyn Amhorys (Brogyntyn MS. 6 (157b); Llanst. MS. 11 (21), an elegy to Richard Lloyd of Llannerch Fawr in Llŷn (Llanst. MS. 123 (114)), a poem seeking reconciliation with youth (N.L.W. MS. 783 (128)), another in reply to a poem by Robert Elis (Jes. Coll. MS. 16, ii (119)), and religious englynion composed on the earthquake of 1574 (Mostyn MS. 131 (279)).


Published date: 1959

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