Brychan m
Welsh: from an Old Welsh byname meaning ‘speckled’. A traditional Welsh figure of this name was the father of ten sons and twenty-four daughters (more in one Cornish list), many of whom came to be venerated as saints.

First names dictionary. 2012.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • Brychan — de Brycheiniog (ou de Brecknok) est un roi gallois vénéré comme saint, qui dut s exiler avec ses vingt quatre enfants et terminer sa vie comme reclus en Cornouailles. Il est mort vers 500. Il est fêté le 6 avril. Histoire et tradition Le semi… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Brychan — Saint Brychan was a 5th century King of Brycheiniog in South Wales, famous for his many saintly children.LifeCeltic hagiography tells us that Brychan was born in Ireland, the son of a Prince Anlach and his wife, Marchel, heiress of the Welsh… …   Wikipedia

  • Brychan — This is a locational surname. It can be English, Scottish or Welsh. It may originate from the village of Brecon in the former county of Breconshire or Brecknockshire, East Wales, or from the village of Bracken in Yorkshire, or the town of Brechin …   Surnames reference

  • Cynog ap Brychan — (also known as Saint Kynauc) (fl. 492) was a reputed son of Brychan, a powerful Welsh prince of the British Dark Ages. Cynog s mother was reputedly Benadulved, daughter of Benadyl, a prince of Powys, whom he seduced while a hostage at the court… …   Wikipedia

  • Брихан из Брекнока — Брихан ап Анлах валл. Brychan ap Anllach Король Брихейниога ок. 450 …   Википедия

  • Brycheiniog — was a small independent kingdom of South Wales in the Early Middle Ages. It often acted as a buffer state between England to the east and the powerful south Welsh kingdom of Deheubarth to the west. It was conquered and pacified by the Normans… …   Wikipedia

  • Brecknockshire — Welsh: Sir Frycheiniog Motto: Undeb Hedd Llwyddiant (Unity, Peace, Prosperity) Ancient extent of Brecknockshire Ge …   Wikipedia

  • BBC Radio Cymru — Infobox Radio Station name = BBC Radio Cymru city = Cardiff, Bangor, Aberystwyth area = flagicon|Wales Wales branding = slogan = airdate = 3 January 1977 frequency = FM: 92.4 96.8, 103.5 104.9 MHz DAB Freeview: 720 (Wales only) Freesat: 715 Sky:… …   Wikipedia

  • Dydd Santes Dwynwen — Dydd Santes Dwynwen, literally meaning Day of Saint Dwynwen in Welsh, is considered to be the Welsh equivalent to Valentine s Day and is celebrated on 25 January every year. It celebrates Dwynwen, the Welsh Saint of love. 25 January is the feast… …   Wikipedia

  • Gwynllyw — Infobox Saint name=Saint Gwynllyw Milwr birth date=c. 450 death date=c. 500 or 523 feast day=29 March venerated in=Roman Catholic Church; Anglican Communion imagesize= caption= birth place=traditionally Gwynllwg death place= Stow Hill, Newport… …   Wikipedia

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”

We are using cookies for the best presentation of our site. Continuing to use this site, you agree with this.