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Another very interesting, indeed exciting, suggestion is that the ‘PW’ initials could stand for ‘Princeps Walliæ’ – which of course translates into English as ‘The Prince of Wales’. In which case the ring could have been a possession of the young Prince Arthur.

Although only 15 years old when he died, Prince Arthur’s dates fit the National Museum of Wales’ estimate of the date of the Druidstone Ring and Prince Arthur would of course have been keen to show his support for the bardic tradition – not forgetting that harpers were among the highest of the many levels of bards… now that really is a back-story!