RHYS WYN ap CADWALADR (fl. c. 1600), of Giler, Ysbyty Ifan, Denbs., poet

Name: Rhys Wyn Ap Cadwaladr
Parent: Cadwaladr Wynne
Gender: Male
Occupation: poet
Home: Giler
Place: Ysbyty Ifan, Denbs.
Area of activity: Poetry
Author: Nansi Ceridwen Jones

second son of Cadwaladr ap Morris Gethin of Foelas. Some of his englynion and cywyddau are preserved in manuscript, among them an elegy to his son (Llanst. MS. 54 (259)), and a cywydd ymryson with Thomas Prys in Jes. Coll. MS. 12 (319), and Mostyn MS. 144 (84), and, in the same manuscripts, two cywyddau in reply to him by Thomas Prys and a satirical cywydd to him by Huw Machno. In Llanst. MS. 49 (61) and B.M. Add. MS. 14966 (576) there is a cywydd to reconcile him and Siôn Phylip by Edmund Prys. The remainder of his work is found in the following manuscripts: N.L.W. MSS. 253 (284), 644 (89), 836 (38), 1553 (416, 435, 450, 525), 1578 (402), 5545 (187); Mostyn MS. 148 (711); Cwrtmawr MS. 22 (228); Cardiff MSS. 19 (459), 23 (240, 410), 84 (1083); B.M. Add. MSS. 14,874 (178), 14,894 (105). According to J. E. Griffith, Pedigrees, 189, where his pedigree is given, he d. 23 Feb. 1607, at Chester, and was buried there in S. Mary's church.

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Published date: 1959

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