The Folklore of Gwyn ap Nudd, Part 1

This is the first in a series of talks on Welsh folklore. Gwyn ap Nudd is one of the clearest examples of a Welsh folk character who has remained largely unchanged during the last millennia. We begin with his exploits as a mischievous spirit bothering travellers out in the wilds.

3 thoughts on “The Folklore of Gwyn ap Nudd, Part 1

  1. Fascinating stuff! Is there anything in the early literature about his relationship to Nudd?

    1. Nothing much connects Gwyn with his old dad apart from the name and perhaps the hunting aspect that may be a part of the Lydney temple site.

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