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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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Gruffydd, Owen

E. G. Millward.

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); Education; History. 547 words.

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...

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Jones, Sir John Morris-

I. Williams.

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); Education. 1282 words.

Jones, Sir John Morris- (1864–1929), Welsh scholar and poet, was born at Trefor, Llandrygarn, Anglesey, on 17 October 1864, the eldest son of Morris Jones (d. 1879) and his wife, Elizabeth...

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Jones, Thomas [known as Twm Siôn Cati]

Daniel Huws.

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); Education; History. 1017 words.

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...

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Mac Bruaideadha, Conchobhar

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); Education; History. 4 words.

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Mac Bruaideadha family

Katharine Simms.

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); Education; History. 942 words.

Mac Bruaideadha family (per. 1558–1636), historians and Gaelic poets, became prominent in the later sixteenth and early seventeenth centuries. They ran a school in co. Clare attended by...

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Mac BruaideadhaÓg, Maoilín

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); Education; History. 4 words.

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Mac Bruaidín [Mac Bruaideadha], Tadhg mac Dáire

Pádraig A. Breatnach.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; History; Literary Studies (Poetry and Poets); Literary Studies (British and Irish). 1369 words.

Mac Bruaidín [Mac Bruaideadha], Tadhg mac Dáire (b. c. 1570, d. in or after 1625), Gaelic poet and genealogist, was from Knockanalban (Knockanalbanie or Cnoc an Albanaigh),...

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MacLachlan, Ewen

Douglas Brown.

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); Education. 359 words.

MacLachlan, Ewen (1773–1822), poet and Gaelic scholar, was born at Torracaltin, Nether Lochaber, the son of a weaver. After attending the parish school at Kilmallie, he worked as private...

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Ó Cléirigh [O'Clery], Lughaidh

Elizabeth Schoales.

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); Education; History. 972 words.

Ó Cléirigh [O'Clery], Lughaidh (fl. 1603–1616), Gaelic poet and historian, was one of five sons of Maccon Ó Cléirigh (d. 1595), ollamh (court poet) to the O'Donnells of Tír Conaill (co....

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