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Dyfnwal Moelmud

(fl. c. 440—480) dynast


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Legendary early (400 BC?) king of Wales, by reputation a benefactor and great law giver, the greatest before Hywel Dda (10th cent.). He is the model for Dunwallo Molmutius in Geoffrey of Monmouth's Historia (1136).

From A Dictionary of Celtic Mythology in Oxford Reference.

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