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(Madoc ap Owain Gwynedd) (măd`ək, mä`–), fl. 1170?, quasi-historical Welsh prince. According to Welsh legend, Madoc, said to be a son of Owain GwyneddOwain Gwynedd
, d. 1170, prince of North Wales (1137–70). During the troubled reign of King Stephen of England, Owain and other Welsh princes were able to reoccupy much territory earlier wrested from them by the Anglo-Normans.
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, discovered America 300 years before Columbus. Witnesses' accounts of finding supposedly Welsh-speaking Native Americans have served to keep alive the story, which is otherwise unsupported by evidence. He is the subject of Robert Southey's Madoc.
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Around 22 terraced houses in Plas Madoc were demolished towards the end of 2017 after leading politicians heard they were unpopular and no longer fit for purpose.
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WELSH actor Philip Madoc, who starred as the U-boat captain in a classic Dad's Army episode, left just over PS520,000 in his will.
Actor Philip Madoc, who played the U-boat captain in Dad's Army, left just over PS520,000 in his will.
A SPECIAL edition of the BBC's Welsh Greats series examines the life and work of Merthyrraised Philip Madoc.
DAD'S Army actor Philip Madoc has died at the age of 77.
VETERAN British actor Philip Madoc died yesterday aged 77.
WELSH actor Philip Madoc heads the cast of Middle Ground Theatre Company's period classic The Holly and the Ivy which opens at the Lawrence Batley Theatre next Friday.