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cantred

Overview page. Subjects: European History.

A term akin to the Welsh cantref, imported by the Anglo‐Normans to describe a pre‐conquest territorial unit, reflecting political divisions existing at the time of the invasion. Thus...

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Cantre'r Gwaelod

Overview page. Subjects: Religion.

[W, lowland hundred; cf. gwaelod, bottom].

Welsh flood legend of great antiquity usually centring on the realm of Gwyddno Garanhir in what is now Cardigan Bay. In earliest versions...

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cantred

Overview page. Subjects: European History.

A term akin to the Welsh cantref, imported by the Anglo‐Normans to describe a pre‐conquest territorial unit, reflecting political divisions existing at the time of the invasion. Thus...

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cantred

Canon C. A. Empey.

in The Oxford Companion to Irish History

January 2002; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Regional and National History. 106 words.

a term akin to the Welsh cantref, imported by the Anglo‐Normans to describe a pre‐conquest territorial unit, reflecting political

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CANTRE, Jan Frans (1886 - 1931), Engraver, painter

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

January 2006; p ublished online November 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Art; Biographical Studies. 73 words.

Belgian, 20th century, male.

Born 1886, in Ghent; died 1931.

Engraver (wood), painter.

Jan Frans Cantre participated with his brother in an important movement of...

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CANTRE, Jozef (1890 - 1957), Sculptor, engraver, illustrator

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

January 2006; p ublished online November 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Art; Biographical Studies. 787 words.

Belgian, 20th century, male.

Born 1890, in Ghent; died 1957, in Ghent.

Sculptor, engraver (wood), illustrator.

Jozef Cantre attended the Koninklijke Academie in...

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Cantre'r Gwaelod

James MacKillop.

in A Dictionary of Celtic Mythology

January 2004; p ublished online January 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Customs and Traditions. 215 words.

[W, lowland hundred; cf. gwaelod, bottom].

Welsh flood legend of great antiquity usually centring on the realm of Gwyddno

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Cantré, Jozef (1890 - 1957), sculptor, printmaker

Els Maréchal.

in Grove Art Online

August 1996; p ublished online January 1998 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Art. 316 words.

Belgian sculptor and printmaker. From 1901 he went to classes at the Koninklijke Academie in Ghent, and from 1907 he attended day classes in drawing and modelling. He was taught by Jean...

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The importunate Fortune, written to Doctor Powel of Cantre

Henry Vaughan.

Edited by L. C. Martin.

in The Works of Henry Vaughan (Second Edition)

Primary Text.

For shame desist, why should'st thou seek my fall?

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Ad virum eximium D. Thoman Poellum Cantre-vensem S. S. Theologiæ Doctorem

Thomas Vaughan.

Edited by Alan Rudrum.

in The Works of Thomas Vaughan

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Est niveæ amicus mentis, et calens mini:

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Seithenyn

Overview page. Subjects: Religion.

Drunken dike-keeper of the flooded city of Cantre'r Gwaelod.

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Seithenyn

James MacKillop.

in A Dictionary of Celtic Mythology

January 2004; p ublished online January 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Customs and Traditions. 10 words.

Drunken dike-keeper of the flooded city of Cantre'r Gwaelod.

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commote

James MacKillop.

in A Dictionary of Celtic Mythology

January 2004; p ublished online January 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Customs and Traditions. 26 words.

[W cwmwd].

In Wales, a territorial and administrative division, usually subordinate to a cantref or cantred. Two or more

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ballyboe

Gearóid MacNiocaill.

in The Oxford Companion to Irish History

January 2002; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Regional and National History. 37 words.

(ballybetach) (Ir. baile biataigh, ‘residence of a food provider’), a medieval territorial unit, a subdivision of the cantred,

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commote

Overview page. Subjects: Religion.

[W cwmwd].

In Wales, a territorial and administrative division, usually subordinate to a cantref or cantred. Two or more commotes might make a cantref.

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ballyboe

Overview page. Subjects: European History.

(ballybetach) (Ir. baile biataigh, ‘residence of a food provider’), a medieval territorial unit, a subdivision of the cantred, of varying extent, depending on the quality of the soil and...

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cantref

Overview page. Subjects: Religion.

[W cant, hundred; tref, dwelling-place].

A division of land, as seen in early Welsh literature, containing 100 dwellings of hamlets. A cantref comprises two or more commotes....

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Fitzgerald, Maurice (c. 1194–1257), justiciar of Ireland

B. Smith.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: UK Politics. 1301 words.

Fitzgerald, Maurice (c. 1194–1257), justiciar of Ireland, was the son of Gerald fitz Maurice Fitzgerald (d. 1204), who obtained half of the cantred of Offelan, centred on Maynooth and...

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submerged cities

Overview page. Subjects: Religion.

An aspect of the various flood legends is the belief that whole cities have been inundated, of which the best-known Celtic examples are Ys in Finistère from Breton tradition and Cantre'r...

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Gwyddno Garanhir

Overview page. Subjects: Religion.

[garanhir, long-shanked].

Mythical regional ruler of early Wales whose name appears in a number of disconnected stories. At the time of the flooding of Cantre'r Gwaelod, his...

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Legend of the City of Ys

Overview page. Subjects: Religion.

Also City of Is; in Breton Kêr Is, Kêr-Is, Kêr Iz, Kêr-Iz, Ker Is. How the legendary city of Ys came to be submerged under the Bay of Douarnenez in south-west Brittany is explained in the...

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