The Bones of Kentigern - Western Geomancy
The story of how St. Mungo came to found the Cathedral is quite interesting, and this also obsessed Harry Bell when he was working on his Glasgow Network of Aligned Sites. Mungo was the son of St. Thenew or Thenaw (or St. Enoch as she is better known in Glasgow where there is a square and subway station named after her), who was the daughter of King Lot of the Lothians. Although it's hard to distinguish legend from fact here as there's not much written material to go on; Lot was most probably ruler of the Gododdin tribe who inhabited most of south-eastern Scotland at the time - their seat of power was Traprain Law in East Lothian. The earliest known literary mention of an Arthur figure comes from a 6th Century poem about them 'Y Gododdin', which gives rise to the theory that King Arthur was Scottish. Kentigern also has an Arthurian connection through his association with the wild-man Lailoken, who is identified with Merlin in some tales. But that's another story...
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