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Gruffydd, Owenlocked

(c. 1643–1730)
  • E. G. Millward


Gruffydd, Owen (c. 1643–1730), Welsh-language poet and genealogist, was born in the parish of Llanystumdwy, Caernarvonshire, where he remained throughout his life. He was a weaver by trade and is said to have been the unacknowledged son of a priest, Gruffydd Owen. Certainly his poetry is that of a convinced churchman. He wrote angrily against ...

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