Category: Myths & Legends

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The Merlin Files 2 – Prophet

In last week’s article we touched on the Welsh legend Merlin’s penchant for enigmatic prophecy when, as a boy, in Geoffrey of Monmouth’s History of the Kings of Britain, he forecast that the Saxons...

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The Birth of Dewi

A version of the legend of St David (Dewi) speaks of the rape of his mother and of her giving birth on a stormy night alone, while God wreathed her in full summer. It...

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The Causeway of Belinus

What links the western edge of Pembrokeshire to Oxford and thence to a dragon myth tied to the very foundation of Wales? The answer is an ancient Celtic path known as the Causeway of...

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Pembrokeshire Legends: Skomar Oddy

In the old days, before even our great-great-great-grandfathers were born, back further than any living person can remember, back when the world was green and fresh, and Wales was even more mysterious than it...