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Dafydd ap Gruffudd

died 1283, Welsh leader. Claiming the title Prince of Wales (1282), he led an unsuccessful revolt against Edward I: executed
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Yn ol y son, ac ymhell o fod yn ffaith, dyma gorffddelw Elizabeth Ferres, sef gwraig Dafydd ap Gruffydd.
It was on this day in 1283 that Prince Dafydd ap Gruffydd, the last native-born Prince of Wales, was hanged, drawn and quartered at Pride Hill, Shrewsbury, on the orders of King Edward I of England.
TODAY GERMAN DAY 1283: Dafydd ap Gruffydd, briefly Prince of Wales after the death of his brother Llywelyn, was hanged, drawn and quartered in Shrewsbury - the first prominent person to be so executed.
Yn ol y son, yn dilyn Cytundeb Trefaldwyn 1267, roedd Anian a Llywelyn ap Gruffydd wedi dod i gytundeb a sedd Anian felly yn sicr, ac yn 1269 roedd Anian yn rhan o'r broses o gyfamodi rhwng Llywelyn a'i frawd, Dafydd ap Gruffydd, ond erbyn 1276-77 roedd Anian yn ochri gyda'r Brenin wrth i Llywelyn gael ei ddatgan yn 'Rebal'.
His brother Dafydd ap Gruffydd, carried on the resistance for 10 months before being captured and hung, drawn and quartered at Shrewsbury in 1283, the first time that this cruel and prolonged mode of execution was used.
The four lions of Dafydd ap Gruffydd, the last native Prince of Wales, hung drawn and quartered in 1284, were outlawed in 1277, and never seen on public display since.
Wark Griffith (1875-1948), un o ddigynyddion y Brenin Dafydd ap Gruffydd.
Hawarden's most significant role in the struggle forWelsh independence came in 1282 when it was attacked by Llywelyn's brother Dafydd ap Gruffydd, who staged anight siege in March that year.
1283: Dafydd ap Gruffydd, Prince of Wales, was hanged, drawn and quartered at Shrewsbury for what was deemed 'high treason' against English king Edward I - the first person executed for that offence.
In 1282 it survived a siege led by Dafydd ap Gruffydd, Prince of Gwynedd.
The lives of her female cousins, the six daughters of Dafydd ap Gruffydd, Llywelyn's younger brother, however, go almost unrecorded.