LEWIS MENAI (fl. in the second half of the 16th century), poet

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

He graduated as a disgybl pencerddaidd at the Caerwys eisteddfod of 1568. His patrons included the families of Bodeon, Bodfel, Clenennau, Llwydiarth, Myfyrian, Mysoglen, Penrhyn, Plas Newydd, and Ystumcegid. Love poems and englynion are also among his compositions. There is a collection of his poems in Llanstephan MS 122 (236-92).


Published date: 1959

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