LEWIS HUDOL (fl. in the 16th century), poet

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

The cywydd 'Y ddyn winfaeth ddynionfawr' is attributed to him in four manuscripts (Cwrtmawr MS 5B (i-ii) (386), Cwrtmawr MS 27E (329); NLW MS 1246D (42), NLW MS 5269B (2586), but it is also attributed to Ieuan ap Gronwy (Peniarth MS 99 (57), NLW MS 3056D (383)), and Ieuan ab Huw (Jesus College MS. 17 (675), whilst in two manuscripts the name of the author is not given (NLW MS 3057D (292), Peniarth MS 66 (42) - 'ai kavodd ai kant'). The earliest copy is that given in NLW MS 3057D (c. 1563). 'Er athrod trwm weithred traw' in Cardiff MS. 12 (295) is also attributed to him.


Published date: 1959

Article Copyright: http://rightsstatements.org/page/InC/1.0/

The Dictionary of Welsh Biography is provided by The National Library of Wales and the University of Wales Centre for Advanced Welsh and Celtic Studies. It is free to use and does not receive grant support. A donation would help us maintain and improve the site so that we can continue to acknowledge Welsh men and women who have made notable contributions to life in Wales and beyond.

Find out more on our sponsorship page.