is the grub hut of Gwenllian the Slave
Girl. She has the place to herself but it is also a wool store.
belongs to Aelfflaed the Weaver. Her grub-hut is next to her
does all the household chores like cooking and cleaning. She
also fetches and carries, looks after her mistress's sheep and
hangs dyed wool up to dry. At harvest time she must also help
out in the fields.
Gwenllian is British.
Her husband was killed in battle against the Saxons. She was
captured and dragged screaming from her home in Dumnonia
by her mistress's husband. She hates him, but Aelfflaed is
nice to her.
only speaks Brythonic. She gets by with a few words of
Old English she has picked up.
has a baby boy called Pedrog. She has to look after him as
well as doing all her work. The baby was born into slavery.
His father is Cadfan
the slave of Wilfrid the Thatcher. He lives across the road.
and Wilfrid don't get on. They argue all the time about who
owns the baby!