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Merfyn Frychlocked

(d. 844)
  • David E. Thornton


Merfyn Frych (d. 844), king of Gwynedd, was the son of Gwriad ab Elidir and Esyllt ferch Gynan. Merfyn ruled the kingdom of Gwynedd in north-west Wales from 825 until his death in 844. He was the first member of the so-called ‘second dynasty of ...

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