IEUAN ap HUW CAE LLWYD (fl. 1475-1500), one of the minor poets of the 15th century

Name: Ieuan ap Huw Cae Llwyd
Parent: Huw Cae Llwyd
Gender: Male
Occupation: one of the minor poets of the 15th century
Area of activity: Poetry
Author: Leslie Harries

son of Huw Cae Llwyd, born in all probability in Brecknock. He did not write much in the way of poetry and, as he himself avers, laid ho claim to being a great poet. In 1475 he accompanied his father to Rome. He sang the praises of Sir Thomas Vaughan, but it is obvious that his poems are, for the most part, mere exercises and that he was not as competent a poet as his father.


Published date: 1959

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