HYWEL HIR (fl. 1600-1640), poet, probably in holy orders

Name: Hywel Hir
Gender: Male
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.


Published date: 1959

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