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Arthur Miller

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Anarawd ap Rhodri (d. 916), king in Wales, was the son of Rhodri Mawr and Angharad ferch Meurig of Ceredigion. With the division of political power in north Wales on Rhodri's death at English hands in 878, later medieval sources credited Anarawd with either ...

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Bleddyn ap Cynfyn (d. 1075), king of Gwynedd and of Powys, was the son of Cynfyn ap Gwerystan, probably a nobleman from Powys, and Angharad, daughter of Maredudd ab Owain (d. 999), ruler of Deheubarth. According to English sources Edward the Confessor granted ...

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Brochfael Ysgithrog [Brochfael ap Cyngen] (supp. fl. 6th cent.), king of Powys, enjoys a reputation enhanced by his son Tysilio, the saint of Meifod. A poem ascribed to Taliesin is in praise of another son, Cynan Garwyn. A cycle of verses put into the mouth of ...

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Brychan Brycheiniog (fl. c. 500), king of Brycheiniog, was allegedly son of the Irish king Anlach, son of Coronac, and of Marchell ferch Dewdrig of south Wales. He was the legendary dynastic founder and eponym of the early medieval kingdom of Brycheiniog (Brecknockshire)...

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Cadell Ddyrnllug (fl. 5th cent.), king of Powys, was the legendary ancestor of the later ‘Cadelling’ kings of early medieval Powys in north-east and east Wales; his epithet means ‘gleaming hilt’. His parentage is unclear from the genealogical sources, though later genealogies (probably erroneously) render him grandson of the great ...

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Cadell ap Rhodri (d. 910), king in Wales, was one of the sons of Rhodri Mawr and Angharad ferch Feurig of Ceredigion. Although he is described as 'king' on his death in 910 and possibly had held that status since the demise of his father in 878, the exact location and extent of his ‘kingdom’ is not apparent. Later medieval accounts of the division of political power following ...

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Cadell ab Arthfael (d. 942), king of Gwent, was son of Arthfael ap Hywel of Gwent in south Wales. He ruled the kingdom of Gwent from perhaps about 916 until his death in 942. Little is known of his reign. He is mentioned twice in the ...

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See Rhys ap Gruffudd

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Cadfan ab Iago (fl. c. 616–c. 625), king of Gwynedd, was son of Iago ap Beli of Gwynedd. Cadfan seems to have ruled the kingdom of Gwynedd in north-west Wales during the early decades of the seventh century. Few facts concerning his reign or the extent of his power are known, and the details recounted by ...

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See Owain Gwynedd [Owain ap Gruffudd]