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Fychan, Simwnt [Simon Vaughan]locked

(d. 1606)
  • W. Gerallt Harries


Fychan, Simwnt [Simon Vaughan] (d. 1606), poet, was one of the last great practitioners of the traditional bardic skills in Wales. He gave his paternal pedigree as Simwnt Fychan ap John ap Jenkin ap Hywel ab Ieuan Fychan. As his forebear was named ...

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National Library of Wales, Aberystwyth
Bodleian Library, Oxford
Bulletin of the Board of Celtic Studies