Welsh - One of a triad of generous gods. With Mordaf and Nudd. In some accounts, he was a king of Strathclyde fighting at Arthuret where he killed Gwendollau. Some say he was the husband of Ganieda, others that his wife was Languoreth, still others that he married Gwendolena after Merlin divorced her. He was the owner of the sword Dyrnwyn and, in some versions, a dish, Dysgyl a Gren Rhydderch, both of which became part of the Thirteen Treasures of Britain collected by Merlin. On occassion, referred to as Rhydderch, Rodarchus Largus, Rodarchus Largus, Rhydderch Hael or Rhydderch Hael.

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