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CYNDEYRN , saint.

This Saint is commemorated at Llangyndeyrn in Carmarthenshire. Late-mediaeval genealogies make him the son of Saint Cyngar ap Garthog ap Ceredig ap Cunedda Wledig ; his feast was on 25 July, O.S. — the patronal fair at Llangyndeyrn is now held on 5 and 6 Aug. His father, Cyngar , should not be confused with the saint Cyngar / Docwin / Dochau .

Sources:

  • The Lives of the British Saints , ii, 240, 248.

Author:

Emeritus Professor Robert Thomas Jenkins, C.B.E., D.Litt., Ll.D., F.S.A., (1881-1969), Bangor

Published date: 1959