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Einion Offeiriadlocked

(d. 1353?)
  • Brynley F. Roberts


Einion Offeiriad (d. 1353?), grammarian, is the supposed author of the earliest extant Welsh bardic treatise (‘grammar’). Neither the personal name nor the epithet (which means ‘the Priest’) is uncommon and not all notices of an Einion Offeiriad need refer to the same person, though the concurrence of dates and of localities, together with the literary associations revealed in them, make it inherently probable that most actually do so. ...

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Bulletin of the Board of Celtic Studies
Proceedings of the British Academy