Beddgelert Snowdonia .

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Irene  Burdell

Accrington, United Kingdom

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Small 12.0" x 8.0"
Medium 18.0" x 12.0"
Large 24.0" x 16.0"
X large 30.0" x 20.0"


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  • Vibrant colors printed on artist grade canvas
  • Printed image wraps 0.25 inch (0.6 cm) over the edges; the sides are white
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Short Walk south of the village, following the footpath along the banks of the Glaslyn leads to Beddgelert’s most famous historical feature. ’Gelert’s Grave’.
Gelert’s grave, final resting place of Prince Llewelyn’s faithful hound

According to legend, the stone monument in the field marks the resting place of ‘Gelert’, the faithful hound of the medieval Welsh Prince Llewelyn the Great.

The story, as written on the tombstone reads:
“In the 13th century Llewelyn, prince of North Wales, had a palace at Beddgelert. One day he went hunting without Gelert, “The Faithful Hound”, who was unaccountably absent.

The legend of Gellert engraved on the tombstone On Llewelyn’s return the truant, stained and smeared with blood, joyfully sprang to meet his master. The prince alarmed hastened to find his son, and saw the infant’s cot empty, the bedclothes and floor covered with blood.

The frantic father plunged his sword into the hound’s side, thinking it had killed his heir. The dog’s dying yell was answered by a child’s cry.

Llewelyn searched and discovered his boy unharmed, but near by lay the body of a mighty wolf which Gelert had slain.

The prince filled with remorse is said never to have smiled again. He buried Gelert here".
Taken with a Canon 500d 10-24 mm lens
Beddgelert Wales UK
! shot hand held tonemapped in PS 5 hdr

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