Ludovic Lloyd

(1573 - 1610)

Biography of Ludovic Lloyd

Ludovic Lloyd (floruit 1573–1610) was a Welsh courtier, poet and compiler of miscellanies.

He was the fifth son of Oliver Lloyd, lord of the manor of Marrington, by Gwenllian, daughter of Griffith ap Howel ab Ieuan Blayney of Gregynog. He describes himself in his works as sergeant-at-arms to Queen Elizabeth, and continued in the post under James I. He was an intimate friend of the publisher John Lane. His works were all dedicated to highly placed court figures.

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