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Pryderi

[pruh-dair-ee] /prʌˈdɛər i/
noun, Welsh Legend.
1.
the son of Pwyll and Rhiannon who was stolen by Gwawl shortly after his birth and was restored to his parents a few years later.
Compare Cigfa.
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  • Pryderi gives his mother Rhiannon to Manawyddan as his wife, along with some land which by magic art is made barren.

  • In Abergenoli is the grave of Pryderi, Where the waves beat against the shore.

    Y Gododin Aneurin
  • And that he might have peace, Pryderi gave hostages, Gwrgi Gwastra gave he and three-and-twenty others, sons of nobles.

    The Mabinogion Lady Charlotte Guest
  • And after his return, Pryderi and Manawyddan feasted and took their ease and pleasure.

    The Mabinogion Lady Charlotte Guest
  • Pryderi,” said Manawyddan, “these men are minded to slay us.

    The Mabinogion Lady Charlotte Guest
  • Of a truth,” said Pryderi, “gladly would I have a tale from some of your men yonder.

    The Mabinogion Lady Charlotte Guest
  • And by force of strength, and fierceness, and by the magic and charms of Gwydion, Pryderi was slain.

    The Mabinogion Lady Charlotte Guest
  • And there Pryderi attacked them, and there the combat took place.

    The Mabinogion Lady Charlotte Guest
  • As for Pryderi, he was educated as a king's son ought to be, in all gentle arts and was trained in all manly exercises.

    Welsh Fairy Tales William Elliott Griffis
  • "Well hast thou named thy child 'Trouble,'" and henceforth Pryderi was his name.

    Welsh Fairy Tales William Elliott Griffis

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