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Gwyn, David (fl. 1588–1602?), poet and pirate

John Bennell

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI: https://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ref:odnb/11815

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Gwyn, David (fl. 1588–1602?), poet and pirate, was doubtless of Welsh extraction, though his origins remain obscure. According to his one work published in 1588, Gwyn was a Spanish prisoner and a galley slave for nearly twelve years; he appears in Richard Topcliffe's...

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Subjects: Transport Technology and Trades ; Transport ; Literary Studies (Poetry and Poets) ; Property Law ; Property Crime ; World History ; Travel and Holiday

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