Martyrs and Memorials: ‘Merthyr’ Place-Names and the Church in Early Wales
Author: David N. Parsons
Publisher: Canolfan Uwchefrydiau Cymreig a Cheltaidd Prifysgol Cymru
Size: 247 x 148 mm
Format: Paperback, 111 pp.
This is an extended study of the place-name element ‘merthyr’. It details 28 known instances in Wales, and discusses the origins and development of the term in light both of the surviving Welsh evidence and of comparable names and terminology in Cornwall, Brittany, Ireland and southern France.