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1 The son of Beli Mawr, leading character of the medieval romance Cyfranc Lludd a Llefelys [The Tale of Lludd and Llefelys]. See Rachel Bromwich, Trioedd Ynys Prydain, rev. edn. (Cardiff, 1978), 424–7, 556.

2 Another name for Nudd, influenced by alliterative assimilation from Nudd Llaw Ereint. As Lludd Llaw Ereint or Llawereint, he is the father of Creiddylad [Cordelia].

3 Legendary founder of London [W Caer Lludd], whose name is also commemorated in ‘Ludgate Hill’.

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