LEWIS DARON (fl. c. 1520), a poet

Name: Lewis Daron
Gender: Male
Occupation: a poet
Area of activity: Poetry
Author: David James Bowen

He hailed from Aberdaron. His patrons included the families of Bodeon, Bodfel, Cochwillan, Glynllifon, and Gwydir. He was also one of the poets who wrote an elegy on the death of Tudur Aled. According to Peniarth MS 122 (122) he was buried at Nevin, though other sources state that he was buried at Llanegwad, Carmarthenshire. A selection of his work was published by Myrddin Fardd in Cynfeirdd Lleyn.


Published date: 1959

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