A native of Cyfeiliog. Two examples of his work have been found in manuscript, these being elegies upon members of the landed families of Carno and Manafon, Montgomeryshire. A genealogical manuscript in the hand of Gruffudd Hiraethog (Peniarth MS 176 ) acknowledges a similar manuscript of Hywel's, but no existing example of the poet's genealogical work is known at present.
Published date: 1959
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