Mythical giant ENTITY of Wales. Etymology: Welsh, "gray king." Variant names: Gray king, Monarch of the mist.
Behavior: Accompanied by clouds or mist. Stalks hikers. Feared as a child stealer.
Distribution: Snowdonia, Cadair Idris, and the Cambrian Mountains in Gwynedd and Powys, northern Wales.
Present status: Best known now as a character in Susan Cooper's fantasy novel The Grey King (1975).
Source: Marie Trevelyan, Folklore and Folk-Stories of Wales (London: Elliot Stock, 1909), p. 69.
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