Elegy to Simon Thelwall of Plas y Ward

Scope and Content

An elegy to Simon Thelwall by Matthew Owen.

Administrative / Biographical History

Matthew Owen, poet of Llangar in Merionethshire, was a composer of englynion and cywyddau and is known to have also written an elegy to Sir John Owen of Clenennau as well as this elegy to Simon Thelwall. He died in 1679.

Simon Thelwall of Plas y Ward in Denbighshire was the son of Edward Thelwall. His second wife was Lady Margaret daughter of Edmund, Lord Sheffield and Earl Mulgrave of Botterwick. Simon Thelwall died in September 1655.


Incorporated into the General Collection of Bangor Manuscripts

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Description compiled by Elen Wyn Simpson, September 2003.

Other Finding Aids

A typescript catalogue is available at the Archives Department of the University of Wales Bangor. Reference number : General Collection of Bangor Manuscripts 49

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