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Medieval Lesson 104 – Pendragon

| September 21, 2009

Pendragon  B Greetings Students today we are discovering the origin of the word “Pendragon”. Pen Brythonic (Brittonic languages or British languages ) for “head;” It was common in place names in Cornwall and Wales. Dragon c.1220   From Old French “dragon”, from Latin “draconem” (nom. Draco) serpent, dragon, and Old Welsh “dragwn” dragon.  Also from Greek […]