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Cadoc, St

John Cannon and Robert Crowcroft

in A Dictionary of British History

Third edition


Published online July 2015 | e-ISBN: 9780191758027

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A leading 6th‐cent. Welsh scholar. Trained by an Irish monk in Wales, he sought further instruction in Ireland, allegedly under Mochuta, abbot of Lismore, returning to study rhetoric at Llanspyddyd. His principal foundation at Llancarfan became a centre of religious and literary learning....

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Subjects: British History

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