Shields from Arthurian legend: Pridwen (also Wynebgwrthucher) – the shield of King Arthur


Prydwen (also Pridwen), the ship of King Arthur, according to the Welsh poem, The Spoils of Annwfn. This ship also appeared in Culhwch and Olwen, when Arthur traveled to Ireland, to fetch the cauldron of Diwrnach and the boar Twrch Trwyth. In later Arthurian legend, Pridwen was the name of Arthur’s shield. (Arthurian legend)

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