SEFNYN, an Anglesey poet of the second half of the 14th century

Name: Sefnyn
Child: Gwilym ap Sefnyn
Gender: Male
Occupation: poet
Area of activity: Poetry
Author: David Myrddin Lloyd

He sang the praises of Tudur ap Goronwy of Trecastell and Penmynydd (died 1367), and an elegiac awdl on his fellow Anglesey poet, Iorwerth ab y Cyriog, who fl. around 1360. He also sang the praises of the wives of his patrons, such as Angharad, ' Dafydd's spouse.' His work has survived only in a confused state in the manuscripts. He was probably the father of the poet Gwilym ap Sefnyn.


Published date: 1959

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