Gwyn Gohoyw ap Gloyw Gwallt Lydan

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Gwyn Gohoyw ap Gloyw Gwallt Lydan

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Son of Gloyw Gwallt Lydian (of the wide country) ap Llary
Father of Rhun Rhudd Baladr (with the red shaft) ap Gwyn Gohoyw and Echwys ap Gwyn Gohoyw

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About Gwyn Gohoyw ap Gloyw Gwallt Lydan

Gwyn Gohoyw appears, in the Welsh genealogies, to be a real human. He is one of the crossover figures with Welsh mythology, as he is mentioned in the Mabinogion as the father of the wife of Pyderi. Her profile can be found here: Cigfa verch Gwyn Gohoyw, {Fictitious, Mabinogion}

See Peter Bartrum, (February 7, 2023; Anne Brannen, curator)

Verified via correspondence with Darrell Wolcott, Center for the Study of Ancient Wales, citing ABT 1b; ByS 34; Mostyn 117,3; ByS 49 and JC 20,16. (Steven Ferry, May 26, 2020.)

Please see Darrell Wolcott: The Legendary Kingdom of Seisyllwg; Wolcott states that this is an historical man, c. 540, and provides documentation of the line in footnote [3]. (Steven Ferry, September 11, 2020.)

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