Lailoken

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  • Celtic Celtic (culture)
  • Humanoid Humanoid (attribute)
  • Forest Dweller Forest Dweller (attribute)
  • Sorcery and Medicinal Sorcery and Medicinal (attribute)
  • Friendly and Dangerous Friendly and Dangerous (behaviour)

A wild man of the woods who was very hairy and considered a prophet to others. He lived in the forests of Strathclyde in Wales during the 6th century. He was called to court of Rhydderch Hael. According to the 15th century legend Lailoken and Ketigern, Lailoken claimed to be responsible for the deaths of the people and the battle of Arfderydd which he confessed to the Saint Ketigern.

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