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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Yn cyflwyno'r holl gyffro bydd Owain Gwynedd, sydd wedi mwynhau rygbi o'r safon uchaf yr hydref hwn wrth weithio fel rhan o dim cyflwyno S4C o Gwpan Rygbi'r Byd.
Legend has it that Prince Madog ab Owain Gwynedd sailed to what is now Alabama in 1170;
HEN Owain Gwynedd Grith was just two weeks old, his father Tudor took his own life after suering from severe depression.
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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.
Cefais wahoddiad i roi sgwrs yng ngwasanaeth Mawl Medi yng Nghadeirlan Bangor a chytunais yn fras i son am hanes y gadeirlan a'r cysylltiad gyda Gruffydd ap Cynan ac Owain Gwynedd (y ddau wedi eu claddu yno yn rhywle).
Gareth Roberts fydd yn cyflwyno'r gemau byw gydag Wyn Gruffydd a chyn-gapten Cymru, Gwyn Jones fel sylwebwyr ac Owain Gwynedd fel gohebydd.
LAST week we ran a story about an ancient flag used by Owain Gwynedd not being flown permanently above Caernarfon castle, because of "protocol.
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.
A Steve Halliwell own goal, Kevin Roberts, Sion Parry and Owain Gwynedd completed the 7-0 rout and, to add further salt into the Gresford wounds, they had Halliwell and Steven Rowland dismissed.
presenters Owain Gwynedd, Gwyn Jones, |Dwayne Peel, Wyn Gruffydd, Deiniol Jones, Dot Davies, Gareth Roberts and Dafydd Jones
Owain Gwynedd fydd yn cyflwyno'r holl chwarae o'r Stoop yn Llundain gyda Gareth Rhys Owen yn sylwebu.