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Illtud

Overview page. Subjects: Christianity.

(5th–6th cent.),

Welsh saint. He was abbot of a large monastery, which he is said to have founded; it was probably Llantwit Major in the Vale of Glamorgan. Feast day, 6 Nov.

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Illtud

Overview page. Subjects: Christianity.

(5th–6th cent.),

Welsh saint. He was abbot of a large monastery, which he is said to have founded; it was probably Llantwit Major in the Vale of Glamorgan. Feast day, 6 Nov.

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Illtud

Patrick Hanks, Kate Hardcastle and Flavia Hodges.

in A Dictionary of First Names

January 2006; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Names Studies. 38 words.

(Welsh)

Traditional: from il, el ‘multitude’ + tud ‘land; people’; borne by a famous Welsh saint (d. c.505...

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Illtud

David Farmer.

in The Oxford Dictionary of Saints

January 2011; p ublished online January 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Christianity. 233 words.

(d. early 6th century),

founder and abbot of Llanilltud Fawr (Llantwit Major). The early Life of *Samson claims that ...

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Illtud [St Illtud, Illtyd] (fl. 5th–6th cent.), abbot of Llantwit Major

David E. Thornton.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Early Christianity; History of Christianity; Christianity. 927 words.

Illtud [St Illtud, Illtyd] (fl. 5th–6th cent.), abbot of Llantwit Major, the monastery in the south of Glamorgan of which he was also patron, was famous during the middle ages (and perhaps...

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Illtyd or Illtud, St (5th–6th cent.)

Edited by F. L. Cross and E. A. Livingstone.

in The Oxford Dictionary of the Christian Church

January 2005; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Christianity. 169 words.

All that is known is that he was abbot of a large monastery, which he is said to have founded. This community was later called after him ‘Llanilltud Fawr’; it is mentioned in the early...

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Llantwit Major

A. D. Mills.

in A Dictionary of British Place Names

January 2011; p ublished online January 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Names Studies. 58 words.

Landiltuit 1106, Lannyltwyt 1291, Lantwyt 1480. ‘Main church of St Illtud’. Welsh llan, ‘church’. The

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Maglorius

David Farmer.

in The Oxford Dictionary of Saints

January 2011; p ublished online January 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Christianity. 157 words.

(d. c.575),

abbot. Of Irish origin, he was educated at Llantwit Major by *Illtud. With *...

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Pyr

David Farmer.

in The Oxford Dictionary of Saints

January 2011; p ublished online January 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Christianity. 130 words.

Welsh abbot of the 6th century.

Caldey island was first called Llan Illtud after its founder *Illtud, but later it was called Ynys Pyr. What little we know of Pyr indicates that he...

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Pyr

Overview page. Subjects: Christianity.

Welsh abbot of the 6th century.

Caldey island was first called Llan Illtud after its founder Illtud, but later it was called Ynys Pyr. What little we know of Pyr indicates that he...

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Maglorius

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(d. c.575), abbot. Of Irish origin, he was educated at Llantwit Major by Illtud. With Samson he went to Brittany and founded monasteries under the protection of King Childebert. Maglorius...

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Germanus of Man

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(c.410–475),

bishop. The presence of a number of dedications in North Wales and Cornwall, sometimes wrongly attributed to Germanus of Auxerre, together with references to German in...

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Paul Aurelian

Overview page. Subjects: Christianity.

Patron of Paul (Cornwall), is better known as Saint Pol (Paul-de-Léon), who came from Wales to Brittany in the 6th century and worked as bishop in the neighbourhood called after him. The...

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March ap Meirchion

Overview page. Subjects: Religion.

[W march, horse].

Early Welsh legendary hero and an antecedent of the Arthurian King Mark. The Welsh Triads refer to him as one of the Three Seafarers of the Isle of Britain, and...

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Kyned

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(6th century?),

according to Welsh tradition, was a son of Gildas who married and had at least one son and then became a monk under St Illtud and the founder of Llangenydd in...

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Wales

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The western part of Great Britain and a principality of the United Kingdom. Wales measures roughly 225 km (140 miles) from north to south and between 60 and 160 km from west to east, where...

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Index of places

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in Great Britain and Ireland associated with particular saints (patronage is indicated by an asterisk)

In great Britain and Ireland associated with...

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