Shire of Bryngolau

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The Shire of Bryngolau is a branch of the kingdom of the Outlands, which is a chapter of Society for Creative Anachronism, Inc., a 501(c)(3) non-profit educational organization devoted to the study of the Middle Ages and Renaissance.


For more information about our shire, please explore our site. You can also learn about our regular activities and upcoming events in our area.


Bryngolau is a Welsh name meaning "Shining Hill" or "Hill of Light." Phonetically, the name would be pronounced as "Bryn Goli," with the "i" sounding like the "i" in "bike".


The people of The Shire of Bryngolau, "The Shining Hill," are known for their good humor and hospitality, their dedication to the arts and sciences, their excellence on the field of honor, and for their hard work and determination. Above all, they are recognized for their honor and courtesy in a Kingdom where Honor and Courtesy are valued above all.