Hearts Through History Romance Writers

The Holly, the Ivy, the Yew

While researching for my family saga, Pendyffryn, I read several interpretations of The Mabingoi – including Gwyn Jones and Elizabeth Walton.

Yew Tunnel at Aberglasney

1000 year old Yew Tunnel at Aberglasney

My 1955 copy of Welsh Legend and Folk-Tales is tattered and spent but gave me a fresh look at one story I thought I knew until I read the source legend. I included this story in my contribution to Celtic Queens, Donna Goode and Lisa Campbell’s blog in June 2010.