[Sca-cooks] ceremonies, was Gunthar's reception.....

Laura C. Minnick lcm at jeffnet.org
Wed Feb 13 07:55:15 PST 2008

Aw dang! You just had to ruin my amusement! And here I thought the 
Pendragons were Weasleys... (Couldn't be- too many vowels!)


At 05:34 AM 2/13/2008, you wrote:
>In Welsh, Arthur's spear (or lance, since it is used in jousting) is
>Rhongomynad, later Rhongwenna, and shortened to Ron.  I suspect, but don't
>know, that the word means rowan and relates the weapon to the hard, dense
>wood from which it is made.
> > Little bit of trivia here- recently was re-reading Geoffery of
> > Monmouth's _History of the Kings of Britain_. There's a long section
> > on Arthur, of course, and just about died when I found that Arthur
> > had a favorite spear... named 'Ron'. 'Ron'??? Not 'Ronald', just
> > 'Ron'. (Whiskey Tango Foxtrot!)
> >
> > 'Lainie
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