Myths and Legends of the Vale of Glamorgan Part 2

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  1. Cap Coch

In the late 1700s, a club called New Inn in Ogmore, was a popular area for anyone wishing to go across the nearby river. The New Inn was had by ‘Cap Coch’, a name offered to him by locals, as he was always seen wearing his red cap. Nonetheless, no one understood that we really the leader of a gang of smugglers and hooligans, that typically raided and also stole from tourists on the neighborhood roads. Visitors remaining at the New Inn were usually at risk of being burglarized, or even killed by Legends of the Vale.

The bodies of sufferers who paid the supreme rate, would now and then wash up in the River, however Cap Coch was never ever thought … No one found out about his criminal past up until the very early 1900s when the New Inn was demolished. A cavern was discovered below the kitchen area, and also consisted of having the treasure that he as well as his gang had taken.

  1. Saint Illtuds

Saint Illtud is recognized to lots of as the monk who re-founded the St Illtud Church in Llantwit Major, in 508 A.D. However according to tale, Saint Illtud was an experienced warrior before ending up being a monk …

It is believed that he battled along with the famous King Arthur in safeguarding Britain against the Saxons, who got into from Germany throughout the Middle Ages.

  1. The Night Hawk at Sully Island

Situated between, Penarth and Barry, Sully Island can currently be reached walking at low tide, as well as is a preferred stroll on a sunny day. However, it is rumoured that in the 13th century, the island was house to a Norman pirate, Alfredo De Marisco, known to residents as ‘The Night Hawk’.

The island was involved in the local contraband profession, as well as there is evidence the island was gone to by Romans and Vikings.