Saint Cynan Meiriadog

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Legendary 5th-century holy man who led Welsh migrants to Armorica, founding Brittany. In the Welsh story Breuddwyd Macsen Wledig [The Dream of Macsen Wledig], Cynan is a British general who leads his armies to Rome and is rewarded with the rights to Armorica/Brittany. In Breton legends he is known as Conan or Konan Meriedek.

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