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King Arthur and the Cymry Heroes
The Celtic Britons called themselves the Cymry, which meant "fellow countrymen" in their Celtic tongue. Once Roman rule ended in Britain in about 410 A.D., a power vacuum developed, leading to the onslaught of Germanic invasions by Angles and Saxons,...
Saga of Times Past >> Legend and Prehistory
Deities & Heros >> Celtic, Welsh, Irish & Brittish
Celtic Gods and Heros: Introduction to Celtic Mythology
Youngsters of school age almost effortlessly learn about the gods and heroes of Greek and Roman mythology. Names like Zeus, Hercules, Diana, Ulysses, Mercury, Venus, and others become widely familiar. Paintings, popular movies, and books trace their stories...
Deities & Heros >> Celtic, Welsh, Irish & Brittish
Story of the Celts: The Celts Today
The Celts Today [ 40 ] The Celts, and Celtic peoples, are alive and well today. Celtic culture is well documented and preserved, and there are millions of people on different continents who make it a point to identify with that culture. In Ireland Irish...
History & Anthropology >> Celtic & Irish
Gods of Ancient Wales and the Celtic Britons
A common temptation is to think that civilization reached Great Britain through the vehicle of Roman occupation. But Celtic civilization existed in Britain centuries before the Latins' arrival, and before the Celts, societies existed in Britain sophisticated...
Deities & Heros >> Celtic, Welsh, Irish & Brittish
The Story of Brân the Blessed
Brân was a Welsh god of the underworld whose eminence is most often associated with his the "Wonderful Head." Though he could present himself as a principal of battle, Brân was also a patron on bards, minstrels, and musicians. He was huge, colossal....
Deities & Heros >> Celtic, Welsh, Irish & Brittish
Gwydion and the Battle of the Trees
One of the common themes in Welsh mythology involves raids into the Underworld. This nether land realm is called by different sources Annwn, Achren, Caer Sidi, or by modern English references: Hades or the Otherworld. The images of the Welsh Underworld were...
Deities & Heros >> Celtic, Welsh, Irish & Brittish

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The Old Man's Creek Welsh Community of Johnson County, Iowa
Push/Pull Factors and Welsh Emigration
Welsh Heritage Festival
Welsh Heritage Museum. Welsh Immigration Mural. Welsh Immigration Exhibits.
Immigration and inclusion in South Wales
Immigration and inclusion in South Wales. Terry Threadgold, Sadie Clifford, Abdi Arwo, Vanessa Powell, Zahera Harb,.
A Study in Slate:

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Ann Romney: Comments 'are raising Wales' profile in US'
"Areas like Scranton, and other cities in Pennsylvannia, Ohio, Wisconsin etc, are historically Welsh but have little recent Welsh immigration, whereas cities such as Chicago, New York tend to have a mixture of both.

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Welsh Immigration
In the early nineteenth century Welsh immigrants were mainly engaged in farming or mining. This included the slate quarries and coal mines in Pennsylvania.
Welsh people - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Welsh American - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
'Welsh ancestry' Dark red and brown colors indicate a higher density.
Welsh Americans - History, Significant immigration waves
Wales Emigration and Immigration | Learn |
1 Finding the Emigrant's Place of Origin; 2 Emigration from Wales; 3 Records of Welsh Immigrants in Their Destination Countries. 3.1 United States; 3.

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