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PWYLL

An important Welsh chieftain, he mixed with the high and mighty.

His first clash came when he was hunting near Beyond and saw some white hounds with red ears cornering a stag. He drove them off with his own hounds, only to be confronted by ARAWN, owner of the hounds, the land and of course the stag.

Acknowledging and apologizing for this terrible breach of etiquette, PWYLL agreed to a job swap for a year whereby he ran ANNWN, and ARAWN ran PWYLL's Kingdom, with the proviso that PWYLL was expected to have a go at ARAWN's enemy Havgan who could only be killed by a single blow. And there was to be no wife-swapping.

PWYLL did well and zapped Havgan. Then he realized he had missed out on the wife-swapping deal. Feeling it was time he was married, he wed RHIANNON. Then things went a bit haywire.

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Article last updated on 16 August 2009
Authors: Peter J Allen and Chas Saunders
References: Coming soon.

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ABOUT PWYLL : FACTS AND FIGURES
Name : PWYLL
Area or people : Welsh
Location : Western Europe
Gender : Male
Type : Legendary Mortal
Celebration or Feast Day : Unknown at present
Good/Evil Rating : OKAY, not bad
Pronunciation : Coming soon
Alternative names : None known
Popularity index : 356

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