IEUAN CLYWEDOG (fl. 1577-1596), poet

Name: Ieuan Clywedog
Gender: Male
Occupation: poet
Area of activity: Poetry
Author: Ray Looker

A native, apparently, of the Clywedog Valley in Montgomeryshire. Some of his work exists in manuscript, and this includes cywyddau composed between c. 1577 and 1596, to members of the Cefn Digoll, Gartheryr, Mallwyd, Mathafarn, and Moelyrch families, and a cywydd to the trout. The following manuscripts contain examples of his poems: Cardiff MS. 84; Cwrtmawr MS 12B , Cwrtmawr MS 21B , Cwrtmawr MS 207B ; Llanstephan MS 118 , Llanstephan MS 133 , Llanstephan MS 155 ; Peniarth MS 87 . The dates given him in Blackwell and Cymru (O.J.) are more than a hundred years too early.


Published date: 1959

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