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THE CAMBRIAN JOURNAL A LB AN . % 3 HEVIN (summer solstice.) SKETCH OF THE EARLY ORIGIN AND PRINCIPAL FEATURES OF CELTIC HISTORY. {Continued from 'page 68.) Prydain the son of Aedd the Great was a prince of the chief branch of the Celtae in the west, and I must here add the account of Brude from the Pictish Chronicle, with various derivations, to corroborate the position that, both from character and name, he can be no other than Prydain,1 the establisher of order, law, and jurisdiction in the island (in that term comprizing the whole). The account of Brude and his sons is as follows, from the Pictish Chronicle, he being therein described,— " Cruithne filius Cinge."2 Cruithne, or corn eaters, was the generic title of the Northern Celt; so we shall observe that Brude, the judge of the Celtae, had seven sons, or 1 As the Celtic ancestor, or giver of law. 2 Skene on the Highlands, i. p. 247. SECOND SERIES, VOL. I. M