HYWEL FOEL ap GRIFFRI ap PWYLL GWYDDEL (fl. c. 1240-1300), a poet
Name: Hywel Foel Ap Griffri Ap Pwyll Gwyddel
Area of activity: Poetry
Author: Ray Looker
whose only remaining work consists of the two awdlau in praise of Owain (Goch) ap Gruffydd, and composed during Owain's long imprisonment by his brother, prince Llywelyn ap Gruffydd. No details of his life are known.
Llawysgrif Hendregadredd (N.L.W. MS. 6680B) (23b, 24);
The Myvyrian Archaiology of Wales, 1870, 266, 267;
Cymru yn hanesyddol, parthedegol, a bywgraphyddol (1875);
- J. Davies, Antiquæ linguæ Britannicæ et linguæ Latinæ, dictionarium duplex (1632);
Enwogion Cymru. A Biographical Dictionary of Eminent Welshmen (1852);
- Edward Jones, Musical and Poetical Relicks of the Welsh Bards …;
- J. E. Lloyd, A History of Wales: from the Earliest Times to the Edwardian Conquest (London 1912), i, 742.
Published date: 1959
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