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); Llanstephan MS 11 (21), an elegy to Richard Lloyd of Llannerch Fawr in Llŷn (Llanstephan MS 123 (114)), a poem seeking reconciliation with youth (NLW MS 783B (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 (NLW MS 3039B (279)).


Published date: 1959

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