IEUAN TUDUR OWEN (fl. c. 1627), a poet

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

Nothing is known of his life. Some of his work remains in manuscript, and this includes religious and moral cywyddau and englynion, a cywydd describing a dream the poet had when drunk, a cywydd on the palsy, and a cywydd of praise to Huw Nannau (1580 - 1620, see the article on the family) when the latter became sheriff. In addition to this poetry written in strict metre, one of his poems in free metre is also to be found. The following manuscripts contain examples of his work: Bodewryd MS 1D ; Cardiff MSS. 19, 47, 64, 66; Cwrtmawr MS 5B (i-ii) , Cwrtmawr MS 244B ; NLW MS 3047C ; NLW MS 643B , NLW MS 3487E , NLW MS 11816B .


Published date: 1959

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