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Cheyne [née Cavendish], Lady Jane

Jennett Humphreys.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (Poetry and Poets); Genealogy, Heraldry, Names, and Honours; Local and Family History. 1034 words.

Cheyne [née Cavendish], Lady Jane (1620/21–1669), poet and royalist noblewoman, was the eldest daughter of William Cavendish, first duke of Newcastle upon Tyne (bap. 1593, d. 1676), and his...

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Dwnn, Lewys [Lewys ap Rhys ab Owain]

Michael Siddons.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (Poetry and Poets); Literary Studies (British and Irish); Genealogy, Heraldry, Names, and Honours; Local and Family History; Education; History. 1105 words.

Dwnn, Lewys [Lewys ap Rhys ab Owain] (b. c. 1545, d. in or after 1616), Welsh-language poet and herald, was the son of Rhys ab Owain; he took the surname Dwnn from his mother,...

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Gruffudd Hiraethog

D. J. Bowen.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (Poetry and Poets); Genealogy, Heraldry, Names, and Honours; Local and Family History; Education; History. 529 words.

Gruffudd Hiraethog (d. 1564), poet and herald, was born in Llangollen, the son of Mathew, the son of Mawd y Glyn and Owain Cyfeiliog. He married Catrin, the daughter of Edward ap Robert ab...

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North, Dudley, third Baron North

Victor Stater.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (Poetry and Poets); Genealogy, Heraldry, Names, and Honours; Local and Family History. 1854 words.

North, Dudley, third Baron North (bap. 1582, d. 1666), nobleman and poet, was born in London and baptized on 18 September 1582 at St Gregory by Paul, London. His parents were Sir John North...

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Rhys Cain

A. Cynfael Lake.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (Poetry and Poets); Genealogy, Heraldry, Names, and Honours; Local and Family History; Education; History. 800 words.

Rhys Cain (c. 1540–1614), poet and herald, was the son of Rheinallt ap Siôn Wyn ap Siôn ab Ieuan Fychan and his wife, Gwen, daughter of Robert ap Siancyn Fychan. He took his bardic name...

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