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Goronwy Owen

(1723—1769) poet


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(1723–69), Welsh-language poet: b. Llanfair-Mathafarn-Eithaf; curate of Llanfair-Mathafarn-Eithaf 1746; master of Donnington (Salop) school early 1750s; curate in London (Northolt) 1755–8. ‘Cywydd y Farn Fawr’ (The Last Judgement), ‘Bonedd a Chyneddfau'r Awen’ (The Lineage and Attributes of the Muse), ‘Cywydd yn ateb Huw'r Bardd Coch’ (Cywydd in Answer to Hugh the Red Poet), ‘Cywydd y Gem neu'r Maen Gwerthfawr’ (The Gem or the Precious Stone), Goroviana 1860 .

From The Oxford Guide to Literary Britain and Ireland in Oxford Reference.

Subjects: Literature.


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