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Lludd

or Ludd

[Welsh. lyth] /Welsh. lüð/
noun, Welsh Legend.
1.
a king of Britain who rid his kingdom of three plagues and was famous for his generosity: sometimes regarded as a god.
Also, Nudd
[Welsh. nyth] /Welsh. nüð/ (Show IPA)
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  • And when they were made ready, they went into their ships, Lludd and those whom he chose with him.

    The Mabinogion Lady Charlotte Guest
  • And some time after this, Lludd caused the Island to be measured in its length and in its breadth.

    The Mabinogion Lady Charlotte Guest
  • And nothing was ever more wonderful to Lludd, than that the hamper should hold so much.

    The Mabinogion Lady Charlotte Guest
  • And thereupon King Lludd went after him and spoke unto him thus.

    The Mabinogion Lady Charlotte Guest
  • And at the last Lludd grappled with him, and fate bestowed the victory on Lludd.

    The Mabinogion Lady Charlotte Guest
  • And thus Lludd freed the Island of Britain from the three plagues.

    The Mabinogion Lady Charlotte Guest
  • And when this was ended, King Lludd caused an exceeding great banquet to be prepared.

    The Mabinogion Lady Charlotte Guest
  • And thereupon King Lludd felt great sorrow and care, because that he knew not how he might be freed from these plagues.

    The Mabinogion Lady Charlotte Guest
  • And in their sleep, Lludd folded the covering around them, and in the securest place he had in Snowdon, he hid them in a kistvaen.

    The Mabinogion Lady Charlotte Guest
  • Lludd loved Llevelys best of all his brothers, because he was a wise and discreet man.

    The Mabinogion Lady Charlotte Guest

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