|The Grave of Vortigern
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A tradition mentiones another grave for
Vortigern after his death in the burning of his final
refuge. He was later buried in a small chapel in Cwm
Gwrtheyrn, somewhere on the Lleyn Peninsula.
Cwm Gwrtheyrn translates
into 'the valley of Vortigern', which unfortunately
cannot be traced on modern maps. However, this
translation is exactly the same as Nant Gwrtheyrn. Were
they one and the same valley?
Vortigern's valley and
grave might best be looked for in the vicinity of the
other locations associated with Vortigern, such as Nant Gwrtheyrn, Bedd Gwrtheyrn and Castel Gwrtheyrn.
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altwälsche Chronik in deutscher Uebersetzung, A.S.
San Marte, (Halle 1854).*
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Bulletin of the Board of Celtic Studies XXIII,
1970, pp. 37-59.*
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