Twm Shon Catti

NAME:
Twm Shon Catti
NEWSPAPER:
Western Mail
South Wales Echo
DATES:
1940s - 50s

ARTIST(S):

Geoffrey Evans
WRITER(S):
Beryl Jones

Twm Shon Catti is based on a historical character called variously, Twm Siôn Cati, Twm Shon Catty and various other similar renditions. The original man is said to have been born in Tregaron, Wales in or around 1530. The story goes that he resorted to highway robbery to avoid religious persecution (he being a Catholic in the reign of a Protestant queen) and many are the stories of the tricks with which he outwitted both foes and victims. As one would suspect, he became known as the Welsh Robin Hood - and that, assisted by his dog Bob Tail Tim, is how he was portrayed in the comic strip.

TWM SHON CATTI COMPILATIONS
Five books were released during the late 1940s and 50s that reprinted the Western Mail adventures of Twm Shon Catti.



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