The Kingdom of Strathclyde

This page shows a list of my blogposts dealing with the realm of the Clyde Britons in its several manifestations (Damnonii/Dumnonii, Alt Clut, Ystrad Clud). Those marked HK are published at Heart of the Kingdom, my website about early medieval Govan. Also listed here is an article on Govan’s ancient Doomster Hill, published at the website of the Water Row Action Group.

Dyfnwal ab Owain and the war of 756 [HK]
The Pictish wife of Rhun ab Arthgal (c.872)
Dyfnwal ab Owain (died 975) in Cumbrian folklore
The Bride of King Dyfnwal [HK]
Govan and the kings [HK]
Mael Coluim ‘son of the king of the Cumbrians’ [HK]
Angharad, daughter of Rhydderch Hael

Centres of power
Alt Clut
The Doomster Hill, Govan
How old was the Doomster Hill? [HK]

Churches & Christianity
Female royal burials at Govan [HK]

Ireland (c.680-710)

The Clyde Britons: People, Place & Memory [HK]


Govan Stones
The Sun Stone at Govan [HK]
The Govan Sarcophagus [HK]
Hairstyles on the Govan stones [HK]
Hogback tombstones at Govan and Penrith [HK]
Cross-slab 32 at Govan [HK]
The Barochan Cross [HK]
The Barochan cross-base [HK]
The Fairlie Stone [HK]
The Dumb Proctor of Lochwinnoch [HK]
Govan hogbacks re-displayed [HK]
The Arthurlie Cross [HK]
Visit the Govan Stones
A lost cross-slab from Govan [HK]

The Origins of Clan Galbraith
Part 1
Part 2
Part 3
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The history of the kingdom is also covered in my book The Men of the North: the Britons of Southern Scotland (Edinburgh, 2010).

The Men of the North: the Britons of Southern Scotland

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Kingdom of Strathclyde