WILIAM EGWAD (c. 1450), poet

Name: Wiliam Egwad
Gender: Male
Occupation: poet
Area of activity: Poetry
Author: Griffith Milwyn Griffiths

Nothing is known of his life, but he may have been connected with the parish of Llanegwad, Carmarthenshire (Lloyd, A History of Carmarthenshire, ii, 413). Pen. MS. 122 (119) also states that he was buried at Llanegwad-fawr. For his works in manuscript see Lewis and Jones, Mynegai, and Cat. of Additions to B.M. MSS., 1841-45; see also works in N.L.W. MSS., 4710, 5273, 6511, 13071, 13167, and in Brogyntyn MS. 2 in N.L.W.


Published date: 1959

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