Welsh Mythology

The Gods and Spirits of Wales


Welsh fabulous creature

Also known as Twrch Tryth

Picture of the Welsh fabulous creature Twrch Trwyth from our Welsh mythology image library. Illustration by Chas Saunders.

A wild boar with bizarre barbershop connections

Quite why a large boar should want to rush around with a razor, comb and scissors between its ears is incomprehensible to us. It’s barberism gone beyond the lunatic fringe.

Does it grunt: “short back and sides of bacon anyone?” We have got totally sidetracked here — some person of mythological significance was chasing this thing...

No, it’s gone. I’m off for a badly-needed haircut. Maybe the barber will know.

Twrch Trwyth Facts and Figures

Name: Twrch Trwyth
Pronunciation: Coming soon
Alternative names: Twrch Tryth

Gender: Male
Type: fabulous creature
Celebration or Feast Day: Unknown at present

Role: Unknown at present

Good/Evil Rating: NEUTRAL, may not care
Popularity index: 4166

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Article last revised on May 23, 2019 by the Godchecker data dwarves.
Editors: Peter J. Allen, Chas Saunders

References: Coming soon.

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