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The title refers to the first plague inflicted upon the peaceful reign of Lludd, King of Britain, as told in the prose tale Lludd and Llefelys, one of the Middle Welsh stories collectively known as the Mabinogion. The plague involved the influx of a mysterious race of people whose knowledge was so great ‘that there was no discourse over the face of the Island … that they did not know about if the wind met it. And because of this no hurt might be done them.’
enamel on board
H 76 x W 76 cm
gift from the Arts Council of Wales