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Llew Llwyfo was a writer of ‘heroic’ verse . He won the chair with his ‘ Gwenhwyfar ’ in the Merthyr Tydfil eisteddfod , 1859 ; with ‘ Caradog ’ in the national eisteddfod held at Aberdare , 1861 ; with ‘ Llewelyn ’ in the Rhyl eisteddfod , 1863 ; with ‘ Dafydd ’ in the national eisteddfod held at Aberystwyth , 1865 ; with ‘ Arthur y Ford Gron ’ in the Chester national eisteddfod , 1866 ; with ‘ Elias y Thespiad ’ in Ruthin eisteddfod , 1868 ; with ‘ Gruffydd ap Cynan ’ in the Wrexham national eisteddfod , 1888 ; and with ‘ Ioan y Disgybl Anwyl ’ in the Llanelly national eisteddfod , 1895 . Besides these major awards he won a large number of lesser prizes at various eisteddfodau in Wales and the U.S.A. Here are his principal publications: Awen Ieuanc , 1851 ; Llewelyn Parri: neu y Meddwyn Diwygiedig (novel), 1855 ; Huw Huws neu y llafurwr Cymreig (novel), 1860 ; Llyfr y Llais , 1865 ; Troadau yr Olwyn , 1865 ; Gemau Llwyfo , 1868 ; Y Creawdwr, Cerdd ddysg (didactic poem), 1871 ; Cyfrinach Cwm Erfin and Y Wledd a'r Wyrth (two novels, undated); Buddugoliaeth y Groes (epic poem), 1880 ; Cydymaith yr herwheliwr: neu a gollwyd ac a gafwyd. Chwedl Wledig , 1882 ; Drych y Prif Oesoedd … ynghyd a rhagdraith gan Llew Llwyfo , 1883 ; A Selection of Sacred and Secular Lyrics from the Welsh with English versions by Llew Llwyfo .
David Gwenallt Jones, M.A., (1899-1968), Aberystwyth
Bedwyr Lewis Jones (1933-92), Bangor
Published date: 1959