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Thomas, David [pseud. Dafydd Ddu Eryri]locked

(1759–1822)
  • E. G. Millward

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Thomas, David [pseud. Dafydd Ddu Eryri] (1759–1822), poet and schoolmaster, was born in Y Waunfawr, Caernarvonshire, the son of Thomas Gruffydd (1716–1781), a weaver, and his wife, Mary Humphreys (1714–1794). His early education was sketchy. In 1774 he was taught for eight months by ...

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