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Evans, Evan [Ieuan Glan Geirionydd] (1795–1855), Welsh-language poet

Meic Stephens

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography


Published online September 2006 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI: https://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ref:odnb/95357

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Evans, Evan [Ieuan Glan Geirionydd] (1795–1855), Welsh-language poet, was born at Tan-y-celyn in Trefriw, Caernarvonshire, on 20 April 1795. His father, Robert Evans, a farmer, and his mother, Elizabeth Evans, were people of some culture and literate in both Welsh and English; they were among the founders of Calvinistic Methodism in ...

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Subjects: Literary Studies (Poetry and Poets) ; Literary Studies (British and Irish)

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