The Mudcat Café TM
Thread #40846   Message #3833806
Posted By: Thompson
21-Jan-17 - 02:02 AM
Thread Name: Help: Everything Malvina!
Subject: RE: Help: Everything Malvina!
And me thinking this was about the Malvinas (les Îles Malouines), founded by sailors from St Malo (the people of which town are known as Malouins), which itself was founded by the Irish saint Malo (Mach'lo, Maclou, Maclovius, Machutus), a co-navigator of Brendan the Navigator who sailed to America rather than digging canals like later Irish navigators or navvies…