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: NLW MS 970E (177, 184), NLW MS 6511B (37, 129), NLW MS 13072B (177, 179); Peniarth MS 55 (3, 21, 97, 131, 153, 185), Peniarth MS 60 (87), Peniarth MS 83 (67), Peniarth MS 96 (51), Peniarth MS 100 (84, 87); Llanstephan MS 133 (28, 29, 728), Llanstephan MS 134 (143, 153, 300); Gwysaney MS. 38 (24, 27, 61); Wynnstay MS. 1 (59, 60); Hafod MS. 20 (126, 234); 'Llyfr Hir Llanharan' Cardiff MS 5.44. (98, 101, 209).


Published date: 1959

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