Owain Gwynedd


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Owain Gwynedd

(ō`wīn gwĭn`ĕth), d. 1170, prince of North Wales (1137–70). During the troubled reign of King StephenStephen,
1097?–1154, king of England (1135–54). The son of Stephen, count of Blois and Chartres, and Adela, daughter of William I of England, he was brought up by his uncle, Henry I of England, who presented him with estates in England and France and arranged his
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 of England, Owain and other Welsh princes were able to reoccupy much territory earlier wrested from them by the Anglo-Normans. Henry IIHenry II,
1133–89, king of England (1154–89), son of Matilda, queen of England, and Geoffrey IV, count of Anjou. He was the founder of the Angevin, or Plantagenet, line in England and one of the ablest and most remarkable of the English kings.
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 of England invaded North Wales in 1157 and, though his expedition was a military failure, compelled Owain to do homage. In 1165, however, Owain inspired a general Welsh revolt, and the English army that attempted to quell it was forced to turn back because of bad weather and short supplies. Owain continued to expand his possessions and enjoyed independence until his death.
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Legend has it that, in 1165, Owain Gwynedd and an alliance of Welsh princes gathered under this very tree before the battle of Crogen.
The son of Owain Gwynedd, Hywel played a major part in the occupation of Ceredigion (Cardiganshire) by the house of Gwynedd (c.
This is welcome, but sadly many Welsh people are unaware of the histories surrounding princes such as Owain Gwynedd, Lord Rhys the two Llywelyns and Owain Glyndwr.
Cawsom sgwrs gyda chyflwynydd Rygbi, Owain Gwynedd, i edrych ymlaen at y penwythnos mawr.
"The practice of having banners was not brought in until many, many years after Owain Gwynedd and many of the banners - such as this oneas simply creations made by future generations which they then associated with whichever historical figure they wanted to.
OTHER WELSH BATTLES * The Battle of Aberconwy was fought in 1194 between the forces of Llywelyn ap Iorwerth and Dafydd ab Owain Gwynedd for control of Gwynedd.
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