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Credne
(craftsman). Irish. One of a triplicity of Smithy-Gods. He is an artisan of worked metal, usually bronze, brass, or gold. The others are Goibhniu and Luchta....
Deities & Heros >> Celtic, Welsh, Irish & Brittish
Luchta
Irish. One of a triplicity of Smithy-Gods, his aspect is that of the wright, a mechanic and artificer. The others are Credne and Goibhniu....
Deities & Heros >> Celtic, Welsh, Irish & Brittish
Weyland the Smith
Not British as such, he was imported by the Anglo-Saxons from the continent. He is known in Teutonic sources, Frankish sources, and in Scandinavia, where he is called Volund. The gist of his tale is that he loved a swan-maiden who lived with him for seven...
Deities & Heros >> Celtic, Welsh, Irish & Brittish
Hephaestus
Child of Zeus and Hera, craftsman and smith of the Gods and, as is so often the case among Aryan smithy Deities, lame. Among the Hellenes, he was something of a hapless fool, a figure of jest and contempt. This stems from the very strong Classic Mediterranean...
Deities & Heros >> Greek
Vulcan
Originally an Etruscan God, Vulcan came to be recognized as a primary patron of Smiths, mechanics, and craftsmen. As such, he was often combined with the Hellenic Hephaestus and, like him (and so many other Aryan Smithy Gods), was lame. Also like Hephaestus,...
Deities & Heros >> Roman

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Smithy Runs for Fifa President - Sport Relief Special
Smithy Runs for Fifa President - Sport Relief Special. As part of Sport Relief 2016 James Corden's character Smithy enlists the help of some very special guests, as he announces his intention to run for Fifa president.
Smithy runs for FIFA President as James Corden resurrects Gavin and Stacey
James Corden has brought back Smithy from Gavin and Stacey for a new Sport Relief sketch where the Essex handyman runs for the vacant FIFA presidency.
Smithy to launch its Tudor and Elizabethan season with fascinating Shakespeare
The Smithy is now in its 21st year as a museum and has also recently benefitted from an £8,615 grant from the ACE Small Capital Grant Scheme from Arts Council England and Museum Development North West. "Last year was our 20th anniversary and we ...
Demolition work continues at Smithy Croft
Safedem are bringing down the four unpopular blocks for Angus Council to make way for 42 new energy efficient council homes for social rent at Guthrie Hill and Smithy Croft.
James Corden Brings Smithy Back For Sport Relief

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