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Owen, Goronwy [pseud. Gronwy Ddu]locked

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Owen, Goronwy [pseud. Gronwy Ddu] (1723–1769), poet, was born on 1 January 1723 in the parish of Llanfair Mathafarn Eithaf, Anglesey, the fifth son of Owen or Owain Gronw (b. 1690), a labourer, and Jane Parry (d. 1741). He received very little primary education but is known to have attended a school at ...

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