An early legendary King of Powys. The King of Brecknock in Welsh tales. He might have been a historical figure – a fifth-century British chieftain, thought to be the father of up to sixty-three saints, including Saint Gwladys.
Brychan ruled over Brycheiniog about 400-450.
Three saintly lineages of the Island of Britain.
The town Brecon and the county Breconshire was called after Brychan.
Brych means brindled, or spotted.
Garth, that part of a mountain that terminates in a point, a promontory.
Madryn is an old Welsh word for fox.
Triads of the Island of Britain (Welsh ”Triads”) | 11th century to 14th century
Life of St. Cadoc | Lifris, late 11th century