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Hughes, Richard

Nesta Lloyd

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ref:odnb/68667

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Hughes, Richard (c. 1565–1619), poet and courtier, was born in Cefnllanfair, Llanbedrog, Caernarvonshire, the second son of Huw ap Rhisiart ap Dafydd (d. 1590) and Annest (d. 1592), daughter of Robert ap Hywel, Saethon. His father, a well-known poet and patron of bards, probably taught his son the basics of ...

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Subjects: Literary Studies (Poetry and Poets) ; Social and Cultural History

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