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Pwyll

[pool] /pul/
noun, Welsh Legend.
1.
a prince who stole his wife, Rhiannon, from her suitor, Gwawl, and was the father of Pryderi.
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  • Then the nobles came to Pwyll, and besought him to put away his wife, because of the great crime which she had done.

    The Mabinogion Lady Charlotte Guest
  • They are associated with the Pwyll group, and apparently opposed to that of Dôn.

  • Thus shall it be gladly,” said Pwyll, “both to-day and every day while the feast shall last.

    The Mabinogion Lady Charlotte Guest
  • Peradventure,” said Pwyll, “thou art of such dignity that thou shouldest not do so.

    The Mabinogion Lady Charlotte Guest
  • Marriages like that of Pwyll and Rhiannon were possible between the dwellers of the one world and the other.

    Celtic Religion Edward Anwyl
  • Verily,” said Pwyll, “what shall I do concerning my kingdom?

    The Mabinogion Lady Charlotte Guest
  • And Pwyll turned up the sides of the bag, so that Gwawl was over his head in it.

    The Mabinogion Lady Charlotte Guest
  • My men,” said Pwyll, “is there any among you who knows yonder lady?

    The Mabinogion Lady Charlotte Guest
  • In the tale of Pwyll, the earliest reference to Annwfn occurs.

  • When he saw that it availed not to follow her, he returned to the place where Pwyll was.

    The Mabinogion Lady Charlotte Guest

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