SEIRIOL (c. 500- c. 550), founder and first abbot of Penmon church

Name: Seiriol
Parent: Owain Danwyn ab Einion Yrth ap Cunedda Wledig
Gender: Male
Occupation: founder and first abbot of Penmon church
Area of activity: Religion
Author: John Williams James

son of Owain Danwyn ab Einion Yrth ap Cunedda Wledig, and so a second cousin of king Maelgwn Gwynedd and of the same age as the latter. According to Anglesey tradition, he was a great friend of Saint Cybi. Seiriol was the chief saint of the Dindaethwy district in Anglesey and also of Penmaenmawr, Caerns.; his feast day, according to the earliest calendars, was 1 Feb.

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Published date: 1959

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