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Llangollen, Clwyd, Wales circa 1992. The Pillar of Eliseg inspired the name Valle Crucis - Valley of the Cross. A thirty one line inscription in Insular script, a writing developed in the 6th century is now too weathered to be read. In a translation made by the scholar Edward Llwyd in 1696  that the cross was erected by Cyngen the Prince of Powis for his warlike great grandfather Eliseg. From the authors book Mysterious Britain.
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The Pillar of Eliseg inspired the name Valley of the Cross.
Llangollen, Clwyd, Wales circa 1992. The Pillar of Eliseg inspired the name Valle Crucis - Valley of the Cross. A thirty one line inscription in Insular script, a writing developed in the 6th century is now too weathered to be read. In a translation made by the scholar Edward Llwyd in 1696 that the cross was erected by Cyngen the Prince of Powis for his warlike great grandfather Eliseg. From the authors book Mysterious Britain.

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Source: Homer Sykes
Date: 25 Aug 2014
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