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Gwyddbwyll DLP Game   

Period Medieval

Region Northern Europe

Category Reconstruction, Board, War

Description

Gwyddbwyll is a game that is known from early medieval Wales. Not much is known about it, but it is thought to be related to the Irish game Fidchell.

Rules

Two players. Each player has multiple pieces. Played on a board.

Origin

Wales

Ludeme Description

Gwyddbwyll.lud

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Reference

Murray 1951: 31-34.

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Sources

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.

Identifiers

DLP.Games.889


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