- Brynley F. Roberts
Gruffudd, Elis (b.c. 1490, d. in or after 1556), copyist and chronicler, was born at Gronant Uchaf, Gwesbyr, Llanasa, Flintshire. He himself is the source for almost all that is known of his life and career, though a few details are supplied or confirmed by external references. His genealogy has not been recorded, but he appears to have inherited a small estate which became the subject of legal wrangling, and he probably had wide family and social connections as one of the minor gentry in ...