Prince Dywel of Dumnonia
(Born c.AD 452)
(Welsh: Dywel; Latin: Duvalaunus; English: Donald)

The son of King Erbin of Dumnonia. Like his brother, King Gerren, Dywel was said, in the Mabinogion attached tale of Culhwch and Olwen, to have been a warrior at the court of the High-King Arthur. A poem in the Black Book of Carmarthen claims that he helped the King Gwrthefyr of Dyfed repel an invasion by King Maelgwn of Gwynedd, but was killed at the Battle of Caeo in Ystrad Tywi.

Records of Prince Dywel date back to the 11th century. He is generally considered legendary.


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