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  First World War.com - Prose & Poetry - Hedd Wyn
Hedd Wyn (1887-1917), born Ellis Humphrey Evans, was a sheep farmer turned poet-soldier who was killed during the First World War.
Evans - who chose Hedd Wyn ('white peace') as his pen name - was born in Penlan, Trawsfynydd the eldest of eleven children, and lived for much of his life at Yr Ysgwrn, a hill farm east of Trawsfynydd.
Wyn had written the poem while serving in Flanders and completed it shortly before his death under the nom-de-plume of 'fleur-de-lis'.
www.firstworldwar.com /poetsandprose/wyn.htm   (312 words)

Ellis Humphrey Evans (Hedd Wyn) was born at Penlan, Trawsfynydd in 1887 the eldest of eleven children born to Evan and Mary Evans.
Hedd Wyn began writing poetry at an early age winning his first chair at Bala in 1907 followed by chairs at Llanuwchllyn (1913), Pwllheli (1913), Llanuwchllyn (1915) and Pontardawe (1915).
Hedd Wyn was called up by the army in 1917 and after a brief training period at a camp near Liverpool he went to Flanders.
www.trawsfynydd.com /index.php?loc=7   (339 words)

 BBC - North West Wales Arts - Hedd Wyn
The story of Hedd Wyn was brought to the world's attention by the 1992 Oscar-nominated film of his life.
Hedd Wyn is my Great Great Uncle and he died in World war one by the German Amry and he was born in 1887 and that was before world war one.
The purpose of the visit was to see Hedd Wyn's grave, and although I thought it would be a difficult task amongst the 1000 or so white gravestones, his was found with the aid of a bunch of daffodils that had been placed there.
www.bbc.co.uk /wales/northwest/halloffame/arts/heddwyn.shtml   (0 words)

 Hedd Wyn
Hedd Wyn (in Welsh "white peace"), was the pen-name of Ellis Humphrey Evans, a Merionethshire[?] shepherd-poet of World War I.
Born in 1887, Evans was awarded the bardic chair at the national eisteddfod[?] in 1917 for his poem, "Yr Arwr" ("The Hero"), written in the verse form known as an "awdl".
The story became the subject of an Oscar-nominated Welsh-language film in 1993.
www.ebroadcast.com.au /lookup/encyclopedia/he/Hedd_Wyn.html   (78 words)

His bardic name, "Hedd Wyn" (Perfect peace) was awarded at a local poetry festival held at the side of Llyn y Morynion where, it is said, a shaft of sunlight illuminated the face of the young poet.
Although during the time of agricultural depression he had, like many other farm lads, tried the life of a miner in South Wales, he soon decided that it was not for him and returned to the familiar hills of Merionethshire where he could concentrate on the poetry which was to win him such acclaim.
Hedd Wyn was one of the 31,000 soldiers who were casualties that day, but it is unclear whether he died before he reached the casualty clearing station at the Chateau, or whether, as indicated in ‘Soldiers died in the Great War’ he died later.
www.powell76.freeserve.co.uk /heddwyn.htm   (0 words)

 Science Fair Projects - Hedd Wyn
Hedd Wyn (1887–31 July 1917) was a Merionethshire shepherd-poet of World War I.
Born Ellis Humphrey Evans, he used the Bardic name Hedd Wyn, Welsh for "white peace" or "blessed peace".
The story became the subject of the Oscar-nominated Welsh-language film Hedd Wyn in 1992.
www.all-science-fair-projects.com /science_fair_projects_encyclopedia/Hedd_Wyn   (307 words)

 Two Hedd Wyn Poems   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The first poem is by Hedd Wyn himself.
It uses one of the ode styles Hedd Wyn himself used in the prize-winning poem.
Hedd Wyn means "Blessed Peace"; notice how Parry works the poet's name into the last stanza of his elegy.
www.lgac.org /poetry/HeddWynPoems.html   (950 words)

 The death of Hedd Wyn - eyewitness account | WalesPast   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Mr Simon B. Jones, Aberangell (born 1893), served in the same regiment as Hedd Wyn, and claimed to have witnessed his falling on the field of battle.
And I've heard many say that they were with Hedd Wyn and this and that, well I was with him as a boy from Llanuwchllyn and him from Trawsfynydd.
Hedd Wyn was one of 32,000 soldiers to be killed in the attack on Pilckem Ridge.
www.walespast.com /article.shtml?id=64   (755 words)

 The poets Wilfred Owen and T
And in Hedd Wyn, the ranks of faces being marched into a winless battle to be the first line killed at Pill Kam Ridge, only to be reminded of their privileged front line duty.
In Hedd Wyn men are seen praying, and the image of the bible of the soldiers heart shows the protection that religious beliefs provide for the soldiers.
In Hedd Wyn, the religious image reinforces the constant struggle seen within the soldiers to define themselves as people as opposed to puppets in a war.
www.msu.edu /~impasta1/Essay1.html   (1496 words)

 Hedd Wyn (English)
S4C's Hedd Wyn (Paul Turner, 1992) was the first Welsh film to receive an Oscar nomination.
There are clear themes running through the film: the contrasts between Welsh and English (both language and nationality), between war and peace, the family and the army, the farm and the battlefield, the 'gwerin' (or common people) and educated Welsh speakers.
She is Elis' muse, who we see at the end to be a composite of the women he has loved.
www.mediaed.org.uk /posted_documents/Heddwyne.html   (0 words)

 News Wales > Culture > Wales war poet Hedd Wyn remembered   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Six weeks after his death in the Passchendaele offensive of 1917, the poet Hedd Wyn was awarded the chair at the National Eisteddfod at Birkenhead.
The Hedd Wyn Festival will be opened by Professor Gwyn Thomas, Wales’s National Poet, who will present a lecture on Hedd Wyn on Saturday, 2 December at 2pm at Trawsfynydd Village Hall.
This will be followed by a showing of a film about Hedd Wyn with a talk by the star of the film, Huw Garmon.
www.newswales.co.uk /?section=Culture&F=1&id=9969   (248 words)

 Hedd Wyn - Moviefone
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Hedd Wyn - Rotten Tomatoes HEDD WYN reviews from the nation's top critics and audiences.
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 Hedd Wyn (1992) - IMDb user comments   (Site not responding. Last check: )
HEDD WYN is another example, as it depicts the life and death of one of Wales' greatest poets.
Being a Welshman I already knew the story of Hedd Wyn and I was very impressed with how this piece of Welsh history was put to film.
The sense of loss that this film conveys is very strong and when watching this film and pondering over the life of Hedd Wyn, I can't help thinking that somewhere in the world today many more valuable lives are being lost due to needless conflict.
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 BBC Arlein | Newyddion | Gwyl i ddathlu bywyd Hedd Wyn
Tro Hedd Wyn, mab fferm Yr Ysgwrn, Trawsfynydd, fydd i gael sylw eleni.
Enillodd Hedd Wyn y Gadair yn yr Eisteddfod Genedlaethol ym Mhenbedw yn 1917.
Yng nghanolfan Llys Ednowain yn y pentref mae 'na arddangosfa ar Hedd Wyn.
news.bbc.co.uk /welsh/hi/newsid_6200000/newsid_6200100/6200104.stm   (358 words)

 HEDD WYN   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Hedd Wyn’s battalion was amongst those on the 31
Hedd Wyn was wounded in the chest and later died.
A few weeks after his death it was announced that he was the winner at the National Eisteddfod held in Birkenhead.
www.1914-18.co.uk /Ieper/heddwynplaque.htm   (137 words)

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The scenes in Hedd Wyn give us a sense of how terrible war was on people.
Like Hedd Wyn, there were times when the soldiers had a few minutes to think about their situation and escape the terror of battle and express their thoughts.
His representation of war was similar to Hedd Wyn in that he talks about suffering, doom, mourning, and confusion.
www.msu.edu /~cogswel8/ENG310dessay1.doc   (1524 words)

 Culturenet Cymru ::
Ystyrir Hedd Wyn (Ellis Humphrey Evans, 1887-1917), bugail o Drawsfynydd, Sir Feirionnydd, yn un o 'feirdd rhyfel' amlycaf y Rhyfel Byd Cyntaf yng Nghymru.
Fodd bynnag, taflodd y Rhyfel Byd Cyntaf ym 1914 gysgod dros farddoniaeth Hedd Wyn.
Mynegodd Hedd Wyn ei deimladau yn erbyn y gwrthdaro yn ei gerdd 'Rhyfel'.
www.culturenetcymru.com /00003.php?lang=cy   (0 words)

 Hedd Wyn Film Review - Time Out Film
Subtitled 'The Armageddon Poet', this Welsh-language feature is the story of WWI poet Ellis Evans, known under the pen name Hedd Wyn.
Ellis - who failed on his first attempt to fulfil his ambition of winning the Chair at the National Eisteddfod - left school at 14 and three years later was conscripted (in place of his brother) into the Army.
A month later, on the first day of the Battle of Passchendaele, he was mortally wounded, but his poem survived and he was awarded the prize he had always coveted.
www.timeout.com /film/71880.html   (176 words)

 Gwynedd Council : December : Celebrating the life and work of Hedd Wyn
This was the first time the festival had been held to celebrate the contribution of Hedd Wyn to Welsh language literature.
There was an excellent response to the Hedd Wyn Festival and Trawsfynydd village Hall was full with people from the local area and from afar on Saturday, 2 December, listening to Professor Gwyn Thomas and Huw Garmon discussing the work of Hedd Wyn.
Although the unfavorable weather lasted until Sunday a good crowd of people ventured on the walk in the company of Dewi Prysor, a native of Cwm Prysor, through the fields to Yr Ysgwrn and was given a talk about Hedd Wyn’s home and was shown y Gadair Ddu (the Eisteddfod Chair won by Hedd Wyn).
www.gwynedd.gov.uk /gwy_doc.asp?cat=5019&doc=17577&Language=1   (328 words)

 Amazon.com: Hedd Wynn: Video: Huw Garmon,Catrin Fychan,Ceri Cunnington,Llio Silyn,Grey Evans,Gwen Ellis,Emma ...   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Hedd Wyn is the bardic name of Ellis Evans who is a farmer on his dad's farm in a small village called trawsfynydd (spelling).
Hedd Wyn's love for his poetry and his love for women and Wales.
An outstanding film from S4C, HEDD WYN depicts the futility of war in general and specifically for the Welsh people.
www.amazon.com /Hedd-Wynn-Huw-Garmon/dp/6304102704   (1425 words)

 Hedd Wyn [1992] VHS Tape, Huw Garmon,Catrin Fychan,Paul Turner, Product Details and Related Items you might like to buy
Hedd Wyn was a well known poet, who had won several different competition in his home town.
Hedd Wyn had strived to win, but failed to achieve this goal, due to an over romanticised theme to his poetry.

The plot takes a turn when Hedd Wyn is enlisted to fight in the army during the First World War.

Either him or his brother was to go, and Hedd Wyn decided it was for the better if he went.
www.totaltelly.co.uk /related_B00004CO3N.html   (224 words)

 Llyfrgell Owen Phrasebank - hedd
Yr oedd dylanwad dwy o gerddi hir Shelley, Prometheus Unbound a The Revolt of Islam, ar awdl Hedd Wyn, a cheir creadigaethau debyg i Arwr Hedd Wyn a 'Merch y Drycinoedd' yn y ddwy gerdd hyn.
Cerddi eraill: Hedd Wyn oedd yr ail, ond iddo ef y dymunai J. Williams roi'r Gadair.
Mae ffilmiau epig a hanesyddol yn boblogaidd nwan ac mae llwyddiant Hedd Wyn wedi rhoi Cymru ar y map fel lle sydd â golygfeydd gwledig dramatig ac wedi profi bod gynnon ni adnoddau ac arbenigrwydd i'w cynnig." Mae gan Gyngor Gwynedd staff arbennig sy'n canolbwyntio ar geisio profi bod heip Sgrîn Cymru yn wir.
www.testunau.org /mynegair/h/hedd.htm   (700 words)

 Re: 'In Parenthesis: 15 RWF and 'Hedd Wyn'   (Site not responding. Last check: )
His 'bardic name' for each Eisteddfod was "Hedd Wyn".
Hedd Wyn succeeded in getting his poem past censorship just in time for it to be submitted to the Birkenhead Welsh National Eisteddfod.
My great aunts were in the Eisteddfod Hall when the call was given for Hedd Wyn to come forward to the Bardic Chair which he won.
www.hcu.ox.ac.uk /cgi-bin/jtap/board/config.pl?read=828   (854 words)

 icWales - Hedd Wyn's grave draws Welsh visitors
Many on the tour, whether or not they have links to Wales, are fascinated by the coincidence that Hedd Wyn and Irish poet Francis Ledwidge were killed within a mile of each other on the same day and are both buried in Artillery Wood Cemetery.
The 1992 film Hedd Wyn, scripted by poet Alan Llwyd and directed by Paul Turner, is arguably the most successful film ever made in Welsh.
One customer hooked by the tour brochure's reference to Hedd Wyn is retired teacher Gwyneth Morris, who grew up in Brecon and now lives in Wiltshire.
icwales.icnetwork.co.uk /0100news/0200wales/tm_objectid=15542015&method=full&siteid=50082&headline=hedd-wyn-s-grave-draws-welsh-visitors-name_page.html   (504 words)

 Hedd Wyn (1992)
It showed to the world that the Welsh language is very much alive.
HEDD WYN is another example, as it depicts the life and death of one of Wales' greatest poets.
Ellis Evans (Huw Garmon), under the pen name ÒHedd WynÓ writes thoughtful, spare verse which wins kudos from his countrymen.
www.imdb.com /title/tt0104403   (0 words)

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 Hedd Wyn - Rotten Tomatoes
A film biography of the Welsh poet Ellis Evans, who wrote under the pseudonym Hedd Wyn.
Currently, there are not enough Tomatometer critic reviews for Hedd Wyn to receive a rating.
Certain Hedd Wyn article data provided by the Movie Review Query Engine.
www.rottentomatoes.com /m/hedd_wyn/?critic=columns   (335 words)

Hedd Wyn (Paul Turner, 1992) oedd y ffilm Gymraeg gyntaf i gael ei henwebu am Oscar.
1 Crynhowch hanes Hedd Wyn mewn 100 o eiriau.
7 Dyma rai o'r gwrthgyferbyniadau allweddol yn Hedd Wyn:
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