- a legendary king of Ireland and the husband of Branwen.
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The entertaining of Branwen and Matholwch was in the time that they went to Ireland.
Now the swineherds of Matholwch were upon the seashore, and they came to Matholwch.
These men returned with that answer to the place where Bendigeid Vran was, and they told him what reply Matholwch had given them.
They are the horses of Matholwch king of Ireland, who is married to Branwen, thy sister; his horses are they.
The embassy went after Matholwch, and told him all these sayings in a friendly manner, and he listened thereunto.