Yr Arglwydd yw fy Mugail clau

Yr Arglwydd yw fy Mugail clau

Author: Edmund Prys
Tune: REMSEN (Thomas)
Published in 1 hymnal

Author: Edmund Prys

Prys, Edmund, Prys or Price, a learned Welsh divine and eminent poet, was born about 1541 in the parish of Llandecwyn, Merionethshire, and educated at St. John's College, Cambridge, where he took his degree of M.A. He was appointed Archdeacon of Merioneth in 1576, and Canon of St. Asaph in 1602. He was one of the best Welsh poets of his time, and a great many of his compositions are preserved, mostly in manuscript. He is the author of the Welsh metrical version of the Psalms, which is still in use. He assisted Dr. Morgan, Bishop of St. Asaph, to translate the Bible into Welsh. The latest of his compositions, preserved, is a copy of elegant Latin verses in commendation of Dr. John Davies's Welsh Grammar. He was then 80 years of age. This La… Go to person page >

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First Line: Yr Arglwydd yw fy Mugail clau
Author: Edmund Prys
Language: Welsh
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