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Cadwaladr or Cadwallader (both: kădwälˈədər) [key], d. 664?, semilegendary Welsh king, leader of the Celtic resistance against the Anglo-Saxons. Later bards made him a national hero, and Welsh tradition deems him the last Welsh king to wear the crown of Britain.

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