is the grub hut of Cadfan the Slave. He has to share it with
another slave called Rhun. It is also a tool shed.
Rhun belong to Wilfrid the Thatcher. Their grub-hut is next to
to work very hard from dawn till dusk on their master's land and
looking after his animals. Sometimes they have to help out
fetching and carrying for the thatching business too.
treats them OK and they are fed well. Some of their friends
by their masters quite often. No-one says anything about it because
they're just slaves.
Cadfan is British.
He has been a slave since his village in Calchfynedd
was raided by the Saxons when he was a boy. His father was
killed and the rest of his family were taken back to
Anglo-Saxon England. He does not know where they are now.
sold to Wilfrid by a slave-trader. He was lucky he got to stay
in Britain. The slave -trader sells most of his stock across
speaks fluent Old English, but his Brythonic
isn't what it used to be.
that his master will free him in his will. After all, Wilfrid
is getting on a bit. He's 45!