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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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Jones, Thomas [known as Twm Siôn Cati] (1532–1608/9), Welsh-language poet and genealogist, was born either on Lammas day or St Lawrence's day (1 or 10 August) 1532, the illegitimate son of Siôn ap Dafydd ap Madog ap Hywel Moethe of Porth-y-ffynnon, Tregaron...