Cadwaladr

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Cadwaladr

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Cadwallader

(both: kădwäl`ədər), d. 664?, semilegendary Welsh king, leader of the Celtic resistance against the Anglo-Saxons. Later bards made him a national hero, and Welsh tradition deems him the last Welsh king to wear the crown of Britain.
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The Welsh Christian Party apparently intends to run on a manifesto of reintroducing legal child abuse and banning the Red Dragon flag, Wales' national symbol since Cadwaladr ap Cadwallon first raised it in battle in the seventh century.
It was, however, Henry Tudor who gave the fullest recognition to the red dragon, in order to emphasise his claim to descent from Cadwaladr ap Cadwallon, 'the last king of the Britons'.