Gwalchmai ap Meilyr

Gwalchmai ap Meilyr

▪ Welsh poet
flourished c. 1130–80

      one of the earliest Welsh court poets (gogynfardd) at the court of Owain Gwynedd at Aberffraw, Anglesey. His extant poems include traditional eulogies to the Welsh princes Owain Gwynedd and Madog ap Maredudd and a “boasting poem,” Gorhoffedd, celebrating his prowess in war and with women. The son of Meilyr Brydydd, the earliest of the court poets, Gwalchmai had at least two sons who were also bards, Einion and Meilyr.

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