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Feast Day of Saint Cadog

October 8, 2016

discordion {Artist Ian Pritchard}

Today, 25th September, is the feast day of Saint Cadog Born 497,
Cadoc was the son of Gwynllyw, ruler of the Kingdom of Gwynllwg and Gwladys, daughter of King Brychan of Brycheiniog.

St Gwladys’ tomb is on Gelligaer common above Bargoed. She was kidnapped by Gwynllyw in a raid with his band of fearless warriors. Gwladys was daughter of King Brychan of Brycheiniog and the battle was fought on the high moorland of Nant Llesg .
The Battle was said to be observed by King Arthur Pendragon, Cei and Bedwyr his bodyguards from Carn Fochriw (“The Cairn on Pig Hill”)… So here we have Arthur, Cei and Bedwyr, at this time, on the mountain above our village.

Can you imagine for one moment that if this had happened in an area like Tintagel that this land would be under threat of PERMANENT DESTRUCTION BY OPENCAST by Miller-Argent???
No, it wouldn’t…

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