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Owain Gwynedd [Owain ap Gruffudd]locked

(d. 1170)
  • Huw Pryce


Owain Gwynedd [Owain ap Gruffudd] (d. 1170), king of Gwynedd, was the second son of Gruffudd ap Cynan, king of Gwynedd (d. 1137), and his wife, Angharad.

Before his father's death in 1137 Owain had already gained considerable military experience, contributing to the expansion of ...

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Giraldi Cambrensis, ed. J. S. Brewer, J. F. Dimock, & G. F. Warner, 8 vols., RS, 21 (1861–91)
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