Reference Entry

Evan [Evans], Edward (1716–1798), nonconformist minister and poet

C. W. Lewis

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/8952

More Like This

Show all results sharing these subjects:

  • Literary Studies (Poetry and Poets)
  • Protestantism and Protestant Churches

GO

Show Summary Details

Preview

Evan [Evans], Edward (1716–1798), nonconformist minister and poet, was born in March 1716 in Tir Evan Rhys, a farmhouse at Llwydcoed, Aberdâr, Glamorgan, the son of Ifan ap Siôn ap Rhys, a weaver and smallholder noted for his geniality and fondness for poetry. Reputedly a skilled harpist when he was only eleven years old, ...

Reference Entry.  835 words. 

Subjects: Literary Studies (Poetry and Poets) ; Protestantism and Protestant Churches

Full text: subscription required

How to subscribe Recommend to my Librarian

Users without a subscription are not able to see the full content. Please, subscribe or login to access all content.