WELSH CULTURE AND LANGUAGE SCHOLAR
An Englishwoman by birth, Rachel Sheldon Amos fell in love with medieval Celtic languages and culture as a student in Cambridge University, moving to Wales to pursue her passion as a postgraduate. She wrote extensively about the Welsh triads, and her book Trioedd Ynys Prydein provides a comprehensive index to the traditions of early Wales. She also wrote extensively on the Welsh poet Dafydd ap Gwilym, and edited the 1996 guide Medieval Welsh Literature to 1400. After retirement she made her home in Carneddi, North Wales, before moving to Aberystwyth before her death in 2010.
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