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Merlin [Myrddin]locked

(supp. fl. 6th cent.)
  • M. E. Haycock

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Merlin [Myrddin] (supp.fl. 6th cent.), poet and seer, is a figure whose historicity is not proven. He is known in Welsh sources as Myrddin and from the twelfth century also as Merlinus or Merlin. No definite conclusion can be drawn from Myrddin's...

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Giraldi Cambrensis, ed. J. S. Brewer, J. F. Dimock, & G. F. Warner, 8 vols., RS, 21 (1861–91)
Bulletin of the Board of Celtic Studies