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Evidence for Gwyddbwyll

1 pieces of evidence found.

Id DLP.Evidence.1758
Type Historical text
Location Wales
Date 1050-01-01 - 1225-12-31
Rules Two players.
Content Two youths, playing gwydbwyll in a castle, with gold pieces on a silver board as described in the Mabinogion (Maxen's Dream). Rhys 1887: 86.
Confidence 100
Ages Adolescent
Social status Elite
Genders Male
Source Murray, H.J.R. 1951. A History of Board-Games Other Than Chess. Oxford: Clarendon Press., Rhys, J. amd J. Evans. 1887. The Text of the Mabinogion and other Welsh Tales from the Red Book of Hergest. Oxford: J.G. Evans.

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