HUW ap DAFYDD (fl. 1550-1628), poet

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

From the fact that the objects of his panegyrics and elegies were North Wales gentry it appears that the poet, too, was from that part of Wales though according to Cambrian Biog., Cymru (O.J), Enwogion Cymru: a Biographical Dictionary of Eminent Welshmen , and Blackwell he was from Ewyas, Herefordshire. A number of his poems remain in manuscripts, including some to Hywel ap Siôn ap Dafydd ab Ithel Fychan of Bryn Cynddel, Siôn ap Hywel Fychan of Penllyn, Sir Roger Salusbury of Llewenni, Pierce Salusbury of Bachymbyd, Pirs Griffith of Penrhyn, Lewys Owain of Dolgelley, and Siôn ab Elis Eutun (Eyton) of Ruabon.


Published date: 1959

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