Bendith Y Mamau

Bendith Y Mamau

stunted, ugly fairies; kidnapped children. [Celtic Folklore: Briggs, 21]
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Hela'r rheiny sy'n gwneud drwg y mae ef, ac os yw'r Tylwyth Teg yn ffafrio bod dynol, mae hwnnw'n un lwcus; enw arall arnyn nhw yw Bendith y Mamau.
In this performance, Cinderella is actually called Onnen, which is Welsh for ash tree (like the one her mother is buried under), and the Crimbils are similar to the Welsh changeling children of folklore known as Bendith y Mamau.