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Huw Llwyd 's poems are in the free and the strict metres. Some of his best-known poems relate to foxes and hounds; he is reputed to have been a famous sportsman (two of his poems to the fox are sometimes attributed to Edmund Prys ). In one cywydd he asks Thomas Prys , of Plas Iolyn, Denbs. (q.v.) , for a couple of hounds; see also a cywydd by Hugh Salesbury who asks Edward Lloyd , S. Asaph , to let Huw Llwyd have a greyhound cub this was on 6 Oct. 1606 . A medical treatise in the hand of Ellis Wynne (q.v.) (‘ Y Bardd Cwsc ’) in Pen. MS. 123 is taken from a MS. belonging to Huw Llwyd , who appears to have had some skill in medicine and who also, if local tradition be believed, had the reputation of being skilled in wizardry . It is not known when he died; it is, however, known that he lived at Cynfal in 1629 and that he outlived his neighbour, archdeacon Edmund Prys .
Robert (Bob) Owen, O.B.E., M.A., (1885-1962), Croesor
Published date: 1959