HYWEL HIR (fl. 1600-1640), poet, probably in holy orders
Name: Hywel Hir
Occupation: poet, probably in holy orders
Area of activity: Poetry; Religion
Author: Ray Looker
No details concerning his life are known, but some of his poems, including a religious cywydd, remain in manuscript. The following manuscripts contain examples of his work: Bodewryd MS. 1; B.M. Add. MS. 14906; Brogyntyn MS. 6; Cardiff MS. 84; N.L.W. MSS. 675, 1559.
'Dictionary of Welsh Biography.';
Cymru yn hanesyddol, parthedegol, a bywgraphyddol (1875);
Enwogion Cymru. A Biographical Dictionary of Eminent Welshmen (1852);
- William Owen Pughe, The Cambrian Biography (1803).
Published date: 1959
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