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Owen, Ellislocked

  • J. E. Lloyd
  • , revised by M. Clare Loughlin-Chow


Owen, Ellis (1789–1868), antiquary and Welsh-language poet, was born on 31 March 1789 in the parish of Ynyscynhaearn, Caernarvonshire, the son of Owen Ellis, farmer, and Ann Thomas, his wife, of Cefnymeysydd in the same parish. He went to school at Penmorfa, and was afterwards sent to ...

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