RHYS BRYCHAN (c. 1500), poet

Name: Rhys Brychan
Gender: Male
Occupation: poet
Area of activity: Poetry
Author: Nansi Ceridwen Jones

Twenty-seven of his poems are preserved in manuscript. Among them are an awdl and an elegy to Rosser Fychan of Talgarth, a laudatory poem to Lewis ap Risiart Gwyn of Fan, and poems to Einion Fychan of Tywyn, Watkin Fychan of Treffylip, Sir Morgan ap Sir Siôn Farchog of Tredeigr, William Herbert, and others. Most of his work is found in the following manuscripts: N.L.W. MSS. 970 (177, 184), 6511 (37, 129), 13072 (177, 179); Pen. MSS. 55 (3, 21, 97, 131, 153, 185), 60 (87), 83 (67), 96 (51), 100 (84, 87); Llanst. MSS. 133 (28, 29, 728), 134 (143, 153, 300); Gwysaney MS. 38 (24, 27, 61); Wynnstay MS. 1 (59, 60); Hafod MS. 20 (126, 234); ‘Llyfr Hir Llanharan’ (98, 101, 209).

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Published date: 1959

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