LIRAlso known as LER, LLYR
Sea Dad of [MANANNAN-MACLIR] the Sea God.His name may have been used by Shakespeare as the basis for King Lear. He may also be the God of Leicester, which seems a bit out of the way.
Apart from this he had four kids who were turned into swans for 900 years by a wicked stepmother. They didn't get to live in Swan Lake, but somewhere very Northerly and Nasty and only just survived the ordeal and were in very poor shape when returned to human form.
Authors: Peter J Allen and Chas Saunders
References: Coming soon.
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Location : Western Europe
Gender : Male
Type : Deity
Celebration or Feast Day : Unknown at present
Good/Evil Rating : OKAY, not bad
Pronunciation : Coming soon
Alternative names : LER, LLYR
Popularity index : 1919
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