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  • s. xx / s. xxi
legendary high-king of Ireland; father of Conaire Mór by a woman who is identified in some versions as a daughter of Eochaid Airem.
  • Ireland, Tauracus
Saint in Brittany, of obscure origins. His vita associates him with the monastery of Tauracus (possibly in Taulé, Carantec, Finistère) and with Winwaloe/Gwenolé of Landévennec. He is also said to have been educated by Samson of Dol and to have spent the final years of his life in Ireland. Montreuil-sur-Mer possessed relics of the saint and it has been suggested that his vita was composed there.

Ethbinus See: Ethbin

In Irish historical tradition, a high-king of Ireland, son of Íriel Fáid son of Érimón; was slain by Conmáel mac Ébir, who succeeded him.

Eusebius Sophronius Hieronymus See: Jerome

  • 1921–1998
Welsh scholar
  • s. xx / s. xxi
  • s. xx / s. xxi
  • s. xx / s. xxi
Welsh scholar, antiquary and poet (bardic name: Ieuan Fardd; al. Ieuan Brydydd Hir)
  • s. xx / s. xxi
  • fl. 1550s–d. 1587
  • St Asaph cathedral, Cerrigydrudion, Henllan
A clergyman active in Denbighshire. Evans was born ca. 1523 in Wales. He graduated at Brasenose College in Oxford in 1548-9 and took his MA there in 1553. He held a prebendary at St Paul’s cathedral in 1558. In 1560 he moved to north Wales, where he became dean of St Asaph, Denbighshire (1560-1587); sinecure rector of Cwm, Flintshire (1566-1574); vicar of Northop, Flintshire (1571-1577); and vicar of Henllan, Denbighshire (1582-d.1587). Evans died on 17 December 1587, aged 64 (Marx 2015). It has been suggested (O'Rourke 2003) that he may well have been the same Hugh Evans who was responsible for compiling the composite manuscript NLW Peniarth MS 12.
Welsh palaeographer.