PRYS, JOHN PRICHARD (fl. c. 1704-1721), poet, of Eglwys-ael (Llangadwaladr) in Anglesey

Name: John Prichard Prys
Gender: Male
Occupation: poet
Place: Eglwys-ael Llangadwaladr
Area of activity: Poetry
Author: Ray Looker

Some of his work remains in manuscripts, including englynion addressed to T. Jones in reply to englynion by the latter in his Almanac for 1704, and a number of free-metre poems on themes of love, religion, and morality. A collection of some of his religious poems, entitled Difyrwch Crefyddol, was published in 1721. One of his carols is the first of Dwy o Gerddi Duwiol (see J. H. Davies, Bibliog. of Welsh Ballads).


Published date: 1959

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