Twm Shon Catti

Twm Shon Catti

Welsh Robin Hood. [Welsh Hist.: Brewer Dictionary, 1110]
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He developed into a national figure through the tremendous popularity of Thomas Jeffery Llewelyn Prichard's novel, The Adventures and Vagaries of Twm Shon Catti (1828).
Other essays in the lively collection include Andrew Davies's account of TJ Llewellyn Pritchard's The Ad-ventures and Vagaries of Twm Shon Catti, a novel about the ``Welsh Robin Hood'' which, when it was first published in 1826, was claimed to be the first Welsh novel in English.