Llanbadarn Fawr


Llanbadarn Fawr is a village near Aberystwyth in Ceredigion, Wales.

Here lies St. Padarn’s Church. It is one of the oldest churches in Wales. It was probably founded by Saint Padarn (Padarn Red Coat) in the sixth century, and served in the beginning as a monastic centre.

In the Life of Saint PadarnArthur is depicted as a tyrant.

According to a Welsh poem, the resting place of Arthur’s warrior Cynon is in Llanbadarn Fawr.


See also
Sulyen | The Legend of King Arthur


Sources
”The Stanzas of the Graves” | 10th century or 11th century
Life of St. Padarn | Late 11th century