"A more radical poet is Gerallt Lloyd Owen (b. 1944)...whose mastery of cynghanedd is shown in his "Ugain Oed a'i Ganiadau" (Twenty Years and its Songs, 1966) and "Cerddi'r Cywilydd" (Poetry of Shame, 1972). The "shame" of the title of the latter refers to the poet's contempt of the shenanigans associated with the investiture of Charles as Prince of Wales at Caernarfon in 1969--a reminder for Welsh patriots of the long involuntary subjection of their country at the hands of a foreign power."
The Dictionary of Welsh Biography has a new article by Elfyn Pritchard on the life and work of the chaired bard Gerallt Lloyd Owen (1944-2014), one of the finest exponents of Welsh strict-metre poetry. | People's Collection Wales
One of the most gifted and influential Welsh poets of modern times, Gerallt Lloyd Owen was a master of cynghanedd, an ancient system of sound-chiming within a line of verse, involving the serial repetition of consonants in precise relationship to the main accents in the line, together with the use of internal rhyme.
Lloyd Owen, Actor: Apollo 18. Lloyd Owen was born on April 14, 1966 in London, England as Richard Lloyd Owen. He is an actor, known for Apollo 18 (2011), Miss Potter (2006) and Monarch of the Glen (2000). He is married to Juliette Mole. They have two children.
LONG RANGE DESERT GROUP LRDG DURING SECOND WORLD WAR (HU 25299) Object description Portrait of Captain David Lloyd Owen with Private 'Tich' Cave on the back of the 30 cwt truck behind, outside the Farouk Hotel in Siwa. Lloyd Owen joined the Yeomanry ('Y') Patrol of the Long Range Desert Group in mid 1941 and went on to lead it after the original Commanding Officer was wounded.