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blacksmith in the Ulster Cycle, whose celebrated hostel (bruiden) becomes the scene of action when Cormac Cond Longas is besieged there by the Connachta.
  • fl. c.1330–1350
  • c.1215–1246
  • Beddgelert, Aberconwy, Basingwerk, Penmon, Ynys Lannog
prince of Gwynedd, son of Llywelyn ab Iorwerth and Joan, illegitimate daughter of King John.
  • fl. 15th century
Welsh scribe known for penning the Brut y brenhinedd text in Peniarth MS 22; official; murderer.
Welsh poet
  • fl. late 16th century
  • Glamorgan
bard of Glamorgan

Dafydd Ddu o Hiraddug See: Dafydd Ddu of Hiraddug

  • d. 1415
Dafydd Gam ap Llewelyn ap Hywel, nobleman who died fighting on the side of King Henry V at the Battle of Agincourt; opponent of Owain Glyndŵr.
  • fl. c.1466/70–1490
Welsh poet whose name Gorlech refers to an association with the parish of Abergorlech in Cantref Mawr in south-west Wales. At least seven prophetic cywyddau are preserved.
  • fl. c. 1450–1490
Welsh poet from Nanmor (Gwynedd)
  • fl. first half of the 7th century
Irish churchman mentioned by Bede in connection with the Easter controversy; may be identical with St Dagán of Inber Doile
  • d. c.640
  • Inber Doile
  • d. 587
  • Inis Caín Dega
early Irish saint, patron of Inis Caín Dega (now Inishkeen or Inniskeen, Co. Monaghan)

Daig mac Cairill See: Daig of Inishkeen

Dáire Derg ... al. Morna See: Morna

legendary king of Tara, ancestor figure for the Dáirine and father of the five Luigdig (sons named Lugaid).