Madoc

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Madoc

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Madog

(Madoc ap Owain Gwynedd) (măd`ək, mä`–), fl. 1170?, quasi-historical Welsh prince. According to Welsh legend, Madoc, said to be a son of Owain GwyneddOwain Gwynedd
, d. 1170, prince of North Wales (1137–70). During the troubled reign of King Stephen of England, Owain and other Welsh princes were able to reoccupy much territory earlier wrested from them by the Anglo-Normans.
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, discovered America 300 years before Columbus. Witnesses' accounts of finding supposedly Welsh-speaking Native Americans have served to keep alive the story, which is otherwise unsupported by evidence. He is the subject of Robert Southey's Madoc.
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Precise translation of Madog's poem is especially important, since Bennett noted its similarity to Sawles Warde, without considering that Madog might actually have known the English text and used it.
Miri Madog is on the weekend of August 13 and 14 with this line-up:
CARDIFF: Sherman Cymru (029 2064 6900), Arad Goch: Mordaith Anhygoel Madog (Over 6s).
Training starts on Tuesday, July 3 at Madog Sports Centre in Porthmadog, where all newcomers are more than welcome to try their hand.
Still on the A487, there are roadworks and temporary traffic lights in Porthmadog around Heol Madog until February 25.
Historian Simon Young, who specialises in Celtic history, has uncovered evidence which suggests the Mandan Indians were descendents of Madog, the 12th Century Welsh prince who is said to have reached America in the 1170s.
uk/tsd TOMORROW Madog Lyric Theatre, Carmarthen, 3pm Arad Goch is launching its biggest-ever touring production today - and it's based on an important piece of Welsh folklore.
PIGS IN LOVE: Rowen YFC''s sign CLOCKWISE, FROM TOP LEFT: Wedding cake sign, from Dyffryn Madog YFC; Cow bride banner from Ysbyty Ifan YFC; Formal invite, from Llanrwst YFC; Lucky horseshoes, by Llangybi YFC; Cow carriage sign, from Porthdinllaen YFC; Get Moo To The Church On Time, by Caernarfon YFC; Tractor cab cuddles, from Dyffryn Nantlle YFC; Scarlet cake, by Y Rhiw YFC; Wedding tiers, from Dyffryn Ogwen YFC; and cow couple sign by Gode''r Eifl YFC
Madog Davies, 32, a professional actor from Cardiff portrayed Christ.
CARCASE JUDGING U16: 1) Elis Jones, Caernarfon; =2) Elgan Roberts, Dyffryn Madog & Gethin Jones Y Rhiw; 4) Elgan Williams, Llanrwst.
99) O Madog i Lowri Morgan, mae gan Gymru hanes hir o unigolion mentrus sydd wedi llwyddo dros y canrifoedd i deithio i bedwar ban byd.
Wrexham's highest turnout was at Llay (63%) with Plas Madog lowest at 19.