Overview

Pengwern


Show Summary Details

Quick Reference

One of the three chief courts of medieval Wales, cited in the poem Eryr Pengwern [The Eagle of Pengwern] (9th–10th cents.). Previously identified with Shrewsbury, it is now thought to lie in Shropshire but has not been positively identified.

See Jenny Rowland, Early Welsh Saga Poetry (Cambridge, 1990);Patrick Sims-Williams, Welsh Historical Review, 17 (June 1994).

Subjects: Religion.


Reference entries

Users without a subscription are not able to see the full content. Please, subscribe or login to access all content.