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

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

of whose life nothing is known. 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. 1; Cardiff MSS. 19, 47, 64, 66; Cwrtmawr MSS. 5, 244; Mostyn MS. 144; N.L.W. MSS. 643, 3487, 11816.


Published date: 1959

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