The Cymry

The Welsh people (Welsh: Cymry) are an ethnic group native to, or otherwise associated with, Wales. They speak Common Brittonic (although for ease of the game, this is referred to as Welsh-Gaelic) and their culture is a fusion of the imported Roman culture with that of the indigenous Britons, a people of Celtic language and custom; the extent to which sides is more prevalent – the Roman or the Celtic – depends upon many environmental and sociological conditions; the Kingdom of Gwynedd, for example, is more Celt than Roman due to its distance from urban environments, although this is gradually beginning to change.

Most of Wales in the 5th Century utilizes Agnatic Elective Gavelkind as its succession law: The titles of the ruler are divided among his children and the primary heir, who is elected from among the members of the ruling dynasty. The law defaults to Primogeniture. On succession in kingdoms and empires, new kingdoms might be created for younger sons if possible. Junior heirs always get the choice to declare independence without a war. Only males can inherit. If no heir exists, titles revert to the next higher level of authority (lords to chiefs, chiefs to kings.)


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The Cymry

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