RHOBERT AP DAFYDD LLWYD (fl. c. 1550-1590), a poet

Name: Rhobert ap Dafydd Llwyd
Gender: Male
Occupation: poet
Area of activity: Poetry
Author: Ray Looker

who was, according to Swansea MS. 1 (277, 357), a native of Crymlyn (Cremlyn) in Anglesey. No details are known concerning his life, but a number of his poems remain in manuscript. They include a religious poem, a satire to a fox which had killed the poet's lambs, and also poems addressed to Simon Thelwall of Plas y Ward (see the article on that family) and his third wife (Margaret, daughter of Sir William Gruffydd of Penrhyn), to Elis Prys of Plas Iolyn, and to Siôn Conwy. Gutun Tomas and he composed satires upon each other.


Published date: 1959

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