|Full Name:||Mynyddog, 1833-1877|
See also Richard Davies.
Born: January 10, 1833, Dol Lydan, Llanbrynmair, Monmouth, Wales.
Died: July 14, 1877, at his home Bron-y-gan, Cemaes, Monmouth, Wales.
Buried: Old Chapel graveyard.
Davies’s father was Daniel Davies, deacon and precentor in the Old Chapel. He took his bardic name Mynyddog from Newydd Fynyddog, a hill near his home. He conducted eisteddfod in both England and Wales, and visited America in 1876. His works include:
Caneuon Mynyddog, 1866
Yr Ail Gynnig, 1870
Y Trydydd Cynnig, 1877
Pedwerydd Llyfr Mynyddog, 1882