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  • Simple Angus

    p. Aonghus is the bastard son of a Roman soldier and a farmer's daughter. He grew up on the farm with many aunts, uncles, and cousins. At eleven, Aonghus was sent to serve table at the house of the land lord. Since he was of an age with [[Brad&# …

  • Heddwyn ap Idris

    Heddwyn grew up as the son of a wealthy, very "Roman" Breton man and the daughter of a noble Welsh family trying to better their position through a political marriage—even though the husband was widely suspected to be a homosexual, unlikely to ever sire a …

  • Chief Owain ap Edern

    Son of Baron Edern and heir to Bryn Euryn, brother to Addiena. He has a reputation as ... 'difficult.' Following the battle of Samhain in 456, Owain has become a devout adherent of Taranis, the Celtic thunder god, due to what he (Owain) perceives as a …

  • Siobhan verch Odgar

    Eldest daughter of Odgar ap Cuill, she once had a sordid reputation as a wanton woman of loose morals and looser skirts while living in Vertis, but has since wed [[:heddwyn-ap-idris | Heddwyn ap Idris]]. On 1 May, 457, she gave birth to twins: a daughter …

  • Morgan ap Rhys

    Former mercenary, he defeated [[:meadhbh-verch-caddell | Meadhbh]] in a duel and is now engaged in a passionate (and sometimes explosively violent) relationship with her.

  • Lord Berthgwyn ap Selyf

    Manor lord and vassal to [[:owain-ap-edern | Owain]], Lord Berthgwyn also serves as the barony's Spymaster. He was slain on 27 September, 457, during the coup against Chief Owain.

  • Lord Brochfael ap Gwriad

    Manor lord and vassal to [[:owain-ap-edern | Owain]], Lord Brochfael (who is new to his position, following his father's passing during the winter of 456) also serves as the barony's Marshal. He was slain by the Beast in March 457.

  • Lord Rhodri ap Neithon

    Manor lord and vassal to Chief [[:owain-ap-edern | Owain]], Lord Rhodri also serves as the barony's Councilor. Rhodri was crucified by [[:aeronwen-verch-eus | Aeronwen]] on 30 September, 457.

  • Lord Serigi ap Cynan

    Manor lord and vassal to Chief [[:owain-ap-edern | Owain]], Lord Serigi previous served as the barony's Grand Diplomat until he was replaced by [[:heddwyn-ap-idris | Heddwyn ap Idris]]. He has yet to forgive the young druid for this. Lord Serigi was …

  • Adaryn ap Afallon

    Druid advisor to Chief [[:owain-ap-edern | Owain]] of Bryn Euryn who currently serves as the barony's High Priest. As of Samhain, 456, he is also revealed to be a member of the Order of Diedne and has become the instructor to [[:heddwyn-ap-idris | Heddwyn …

  • Argante

    Beyond her name, little is currently known about Argante. She appears to be a member of the Bryn Euryn leadership, but her exact position is currently unrevealed.

  • Aeronwen verch Eus

    Adopted daughter of Eus the Silent, Aeronwen is a sullen, sometimes bitter young woman though that might be due to her ancestry as the descendant of Roman slaves brought to Prydain. Frequently teased by [[:siobhan-verch-odgar | Siobhan verch Odgar]] in …

  • Chief Caddell ap Ioan

    Name is pronounced KAH-thechh. Lord of Caer Tarian. Father of Bradán, Marcus and Meadhbh. General perception of him is that he's a good warrior, a poor horseman, an outspoken ally to Emrys Wledig (aka Ambrosius) and a fairweather Christian. An interesting …

  • King Cunedda Wledig

    Petty King (modern equivalent of a Duke) of Gwynedd. He is also known as 'Emrys Wledig'. His grandfather was named Padarn Beisrudd, which literally translates as Paternus of the "red tunic" and was in command of Votadini troops stationed in the …

  • Chief Cedwyn ap Ysfael

    Chief of the Cantrefi of Arfon following his father's death in battle against the Irish, Lord Cedwyn is relatively new to his position and little is known about his capabilities. His father was considered a great warrior, but only time will tell if the …

  • Chief Dafydd ap Dogfael

    Diminutive but stout, the chief of the Cantrefi of Rhufoniog, Dafydd is said to be one of the best war captains in the Kingdom of Gwynedd and has a fierce reputation. He also has a prickly one centered mostly around his significantly shorter than normal …

  • Chief Llwarch ap Llwarch

    Chief of the Cantrefi of Tegeingl, Llwarch is the latest in a long line of chiefs who have clung tenaciously to the Old Ways. Known as more of a philosopher or mystic than a warrior, he has nonetheless gained a reputation as a very tenacious opponent.

  • Chief Padern ap Cadwaladr

    Cousin to [[:king-cunedda-wledig | King Cunedda]], he was named for their paternal grandfather and rules the Cantrefi of Dunoding, which was originally intended for the king's son, Dunoda. When his son fell in battle against the Irish, Cunedda was forced …

  • Chief Edern ap Rhys

    Lord of Bryn Euryn, nominal liege lord of Caerhun. Father of [[:owain-ap-edern | Owain]] and [[:addiena-verch-edern | Addiena]]. In his youth, he was called 'The Generous' but in his dottage, he is referred to as the 'The Unlucky.' Baron Edern did not …

  • Caitlin verch Odgar

    Youngest daughter of Odgar ap Cuill she was generally considered to be the village "good girl" of Vertis and was a devout Christian. One halfway expected birds to dress her and flowers to have bloomed in her wake. Caitlin was murdered by Roman soldiers …

  • Father Cai

    Village priest for Vertis, he was killed on the morning of July 8, 456. Officially, the murderer is still at large but [[:simple-angus | Angus]] knows that he was actually slain by [[:siobhan-verch-odgar | Siobhan verch Odgar]] after she discovered he was …

  • Pádraig

    Born in Roman Britain. Calpurnius, his father, was a decurion and deacon, his grandfather Potitus a priest, from Banna Venta Berniae though identified in one tradition as Glannoventa, modern Ravenglass in Cumbria, England; claims have been advanced for …

  • Einion Yrth ap Cunedda

    Einion ap Cunedda, also known as Einion Yrth (Welsh for "the Impetuous"), is one of the sons of Cunedda. He traveled with his father to north Wales in the early 450s to expel Irish raiders from the region. As the king's only surviving son, he is the heir- …

  • King Cadell of Powys

    Cadell was originally driven out of his father Cadeyrn's kingdom by Irish pirates during the chaos of the Saecsen insurrection in Southern Britain. He hid himself amongst the peasants of Powys and became a servant of the Irish chieftain, Benlli, hoping, …

  • King Meirchion the Lean

    The king of Rheged, he is clearly more accustomed to dealing with Picts than Saecsens. He is gruff and tolerates no fools. His nickname comes from his youth when he was thin and lean. In regards to religion, he is a apathetic to all religions as anyone …

  • King Meurig the Pious

    The new king of the region that the PCs grew up in, he does _not_ like them, _especially_ Bradan for whatever reason. Like his father, Tewdrig, who had abdicated the throne many years ago to become a monk (thus precipitating so much of the trouble in …

  • Rhosyn verch Titus

    Daughter of Lord Titus Iulius, a Romano-Breton lord, and Lady Rhiannon verch Ioan, sister to [[:caddell-ap-ioan | Caddell ap Ioan]]. Her elder brother, [[:heddwyn-ap-idris | Heddwyn]], was often away due to his druid training but when he was present, he …

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