HUW ARWYSTLI (fl. 1550), poet

Name: Huw Arwystli
Gender: Male
Occupation: poet
Area of activity: Poetry
Author: Griffith Milwyn Griffiths

Little is known of his career. He is believed to have been a native of the parish of Trefeglwys in the cantref of Arwystli, Montgomeryshire, and to have spent most of his life in that area. He composed a considerable 'amount of verse to the landed families of that neighbourhood. For his works, see J. Afan Jones ' Gweithiau Barddonol Huw Arwystli ' (M.A. dissertation, University of Wales, 1926, unpublished), and also N.L.W. MSS. 16, 18, 313, 436, 552, 643, 695, 719, 727, 832, 834, 1001, 1246, 1247, 1553, 2691, 3288, 5261, 5269, 5273, 5283, 6499, 7191, 8330, 9166, 10251, 11087, 11816; Brogyntyn MSS. 1, 5; Bodewryd MSS. 1, 2; Cwrtmawr MSS. 200, 206, 242, 244, 454; Swansea MS. 1; Esgair MS. 81; Wynnstay MSS. 1, 2; and Gwysaney MS. 25 - all in the National Library of Wales.


Published date: 1959

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