Mabon mab Modron

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According to the ancient tale Culhwch ac Olwen, Mabon son of Modron was kidnapped when he was three days old and imprisoned in Gloucester Castle for many years. His rescue was one of the six impossible tasks imposed on Culhwch and his companions (knights of King Arthur's Round Table) by the giant Ysbaddaden Bencawr in order for Culhwch to win the hand of Olwen.


Oxford Companion to the Literature of Wales, edited by Meic Stephens. (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1986)
The Mabinogion, trans. by Gwyn Jones and Thomas Jones. (London: Dent, 1949) (Everyman's Library)
Y Mabinogion, diweddariad gan Dafydd Ifans a Rhiannon Ifans. (Llandysul: Gwasg Gomer, 1980)


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