I can't add anything to David and leeks/daffodils,
other than that I believe Shakespeare is our
earliest source for the tradition. I imagine that
the coming of Methodism to Wales accounts for
a certain lack of interest in the cultus of Saint David
in his own country.
On a related matter: has there been any new
research on St. Piran (after "revised Butler"--1956)?
Who he was(=St. Kieran?)? How he was/is honored among
the people of Cornwall?
John T. Quinn
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