The account of his life in ‘
’ is late and quite untrustworthy. But he merits notice as the traditional founder of the ancient church of
, the mother church of the whole of the commote of
. He is not commemorated outside this area, save in the neighbouring parish of
, where there was once a
. It is unlikely that the
saint is commemorated in
, a township of
, or in
. His festival was held on
; hence the
fair of Llangollen
on that day (31 May after the change of style).
The Lives of the British Saints
, ii, 157-61.
Sir John Edward Lloyd, D.Litt., F.B.A., F.S.A. (1861-1947), Bangor