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Y Mab Darogan (pronounced; The Destined or Prophesised Son, or Son of Destiny) is a messianic figure of Welsh legend, destined to force the Anglo-Saxons (later known as the English) out of Britain and reclaim it for its Celtic inhabitants. [1]

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The Anglo-Saxons were a people who inhabited Great Britain from the 5th century.

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Armes Prydein

Armes Prydein (The Prophesy of Britain) is an early 10th-century Welsh prophetic poem from the Book of Taliesin.

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Arthur is a common masculine given name.

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Arthur, Prince of Wales

Arthur Tudor (20 September 1486 – 2 April 1502) was Prince of Wales, Earl of Chester and Duke of Cornwall as the eldest son and heir apparent of Henry VII of England.

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In early Welsh literature, an awdl was any long poem on a single end-rhyme (the word is the same as 'odl', 'rhyme').

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Battle of Bosworth Field

The Battle of Bosworth (or Bosworth Field) was the last significant battle of the Wars of the Roses, the civil war between the Houses of Lancaster and York that raged across England in the latter half of the 15th century.

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Cadwaladr, Cadwallader, or Cadwalader (Cadwallon) was king of Gwynedd from around 655 to 682.

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Capital of Wales

The current capital of Wales is Cardiff, which was first referred to as such in 1955, when Gwilym Lloyd-George, then Minister for Welsh Affairs commented in a Parliamentary written answer that "no formal measures are necessary to give effect to this decision".

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Cathal Crobhdearg Ua Conchobair

Cathal Crobhdearg Ua Conchobair (or Cathal O'Connor / O'Conor) (1153–1224), the youngest son of the Irish High King Tairrdelbach mac Ruaidri Ua Conchobair, was a King of Connacht.

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Celtic Britons

The Britons were an ancient Celtic people who lived on Great Britain from the Iron Age through the Roman and Sub-Roman periods.

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The Celts (occasionally, see pronunciation of ''Celtic'') were people in Iron Age and Medieval Europe who spoke Celtic languages and had cultural similarities, although the relationship between ethnic, linguistic and cultural factors in the Celtic world remains uncertain and controversial.

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Connacht or Connaught (Connacht or Cúige Chonnacht) is one of the Provinces of Ireland situated in the west of the country.

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Cynan Dindaethwy

Cynan Dindaethwy ("Cynan of Dindaethwy") or Cynan ap Rhodri ("Cynan son of Rhodri") was a king of Gwynedd (reigned c. 798 – c. 816) in Wales of the Early Middle Ages.

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Dafydd Benfras

Dafydd Benfras (fl. 1230-1260) was a Welsh language court poet regarded by Saunders Lewis and others as one of the greatest of the 'Poets of the Princes' (Beirdd y Tywysogion).

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English people

The English are a nation and ethnic group native to England, who speak the English language.

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Feudalism was a combination of legal and military customs in medieval Europe that flourished between the 9th and 15th centuries.

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Floruit, abbreviated fl. (or occasionally, flor.), in Latin meaning "he/she flourished", denotes a date or period during which a person was known to have been alive or active.

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Geiriadur Prifysgol Cymru

Geiriadur Prifysgol Cymru (The University of Wales Dictionary) is the standard historical dictionary of the Welsh language, aspiring to be "comparable in method and scope to the Oxford English Dictionary".

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Great Britain

Great Britain, also known as Britain, is an island in the North Atlantic off the north-west coast of continental Europe.

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Henry VII of England

Henry VII (Harri Tudur; 28 January 1457 – 21 April 1509) was King of England, ruled the Principality of Wales (until 29 November 1489) and Lord of Ireland from his seizing the crown on 22 August 1485 until his death on 21 April 1509, as the first monarch of the House of Tudor.

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Henry VIII of England

Henry VIII (28 June 1491 – 28 January 1547) was King of England from 21 April 1509 until his death.

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Historia Brittonum

The History of the Britons (Historia Brittonum) is a purported history of the indigenous British (Brittonic) people that was written around 828 and survives in numerous recensions that date from after the 11th century.

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History of Ireland (1169–1536)

The history of Ireland from 1169–1536 covers the period from the arrival of the Cambro-Normans to the reign of Henry VIII of England, who made himself King of Ireland.

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Iolo Goch

Iolo Goch (c. 1320 – c. 1398), (meaning Iolo the Red in English), was a medieval Welsh bard who composed poems addressed to Owain Glyndŵr, among others.

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King Arthur

King Arthur is a legendary British leader who, according to medieval histories and romances, led the defence of Britain against Saxon invaders in the late 5th to early 6th century A.D. The details of Arthur's story are mainly composed of folklore and literary invention, and his historical existence is debated and disputed by modern historians.

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Kingdom of England

The Kingdom of England was a state on the island of Great Britain from the 10th century, when it emerged from various Anglo-Saxon kingdoms, until 1707, when it united with Scotland to form the Kingdom of Great Britain.

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Kingdom of Powys

The Kingdom of Powys was a Welsh successor state, petty kingdom and principality that emerged during the Middle Ages following the end of Roman rule in Britain.

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Laws in Wales Acts 1535 and 1542

The Laws in Wales Acts 1535 and 1542 (Y Deddfau Cyfreithiau yng Nhgymru 1535 a 1542) were parliamentary measures by which Wales became a full and equal part of the Kingdom of England and the legal system of England was extended to Wales and the norms of English administration introduced.

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Llywarch ap Llywelyn

Llywarch ap Llywelyn (fl. 1173–1220) was a medieval Welsh poet.

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Llywelyn ap Gruffudd

Llywelyn ap Gruffudd (c. 1223 – 11 December 1282), sometimes written as Llywelyn ap Gruffydd, also known as Llywelyn the Last, or, in Welsh, Llywelyn Ein Llyw Olaf ("Llywelyn, Our Last Leader"), was King of Wales from 1258, until his death at Cilmeri, in 1282.

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Llywelyn the Great

Llywelyn the Great (Llywelyn Fawr), full name Llywelyn ap Iorwerth, (c. 117211 April 1240) was a Prince of Gwynedd in north Wales and eventually de facto ruler over most of Wales.

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Ludlow is a market town in Shropshire, England, located south of Shrewsbury and north of Hereford via the main A49 road, which bypasses the town.

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Marcher Lord

A Marcher Lord was a strong and trusted noble appointed by the King of England to guard the border (known as the Welsh Marches) between England and Wales.

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A messiah (literally, "anointed one")http://etymonline.com/index.php?allowed_in_frame.

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Owain Glyndŵr

Owain Glyndŵr, or Owain Glyn Dŵr, (c. 1349 or 1359 – c. 1415) was a Welsh ruler and the last native Welshman to hold the title Prince of Wales (Tywysog Cymru).

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Owain Lawgoch

Owain Lawgoch, (Owain of the Red Hand, French: Yvain de Galles), full name Owain ap Thomas ap Rhodri (c. 1330 - July 1378), was a Welsh soldier who served in Spain, France, Alsace, and Switzerland.

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Prince of Wales

Prince of Wales (Tywysog Cymru) is a title traditionally granted to the heir apparent of the British or English monarch.

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Principality of Wales

The Principality of Wales (Welsh: Tywysogaeth Cymru) existed between 1216 and 1536, encompassing two-thirds of modern Wales during its height between 1267–1277.

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Richard III of England

Richard III (2 October 1452 – 22 August 1485) was King of England from 1483 until his death in 1485, at the age of 32, in the Battle of Bosworth Field.

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Wales (Cymru) is a country that is part of the United Kingdom and the island of Great Britain, bordered by England to its east, the Irish Sea to its north and west, and the Bristol Channel to its south.

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[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mab_Darogan

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