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Llwyd, Richardlocked

  • D. L. Thomas
  • , revised by M. Clare Loughlin-Chow


Llwyd, Richard (1752–1835), poet, was born at the King's Head, Beaumaris, Anglesey, the son of John Llwyd, a small coast trader, and his wife, Alice. The early death of his father from smallpox left the family in financial difficulties, and so, after an education of nine months at the free school at ...

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J. E. Lloyd & others, eds., (1959) [Eng. trans. of Y bywgraffiadur Cymreig hyd 1940, 2nd edn (1954)]; R. T. Jenkins, E. D. Jones, & B. F. Roberts, eds., (2001) [with suppl. to 1940]