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Rhun Hir [Rhun ap Maelgwn Gwynedd]locked

(fl. 547–c. 600)
  • David E. Thornton


Rhun Hir [Rhun ap Maelgwn Gwynedd] (fl. 547–c. 600), king of Gwynedd, was son of Maelgwn Gwynedd and, according to later genealogies, of Gwallwen, or Gwalltwen, ferch Afallach. Rhun was probably king of Gwynedd in north-west Wales in the second half of the sixth century. He possibly succeeded to the kingship in 547 if that is the correct date for the death of his father ...

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Bulletin of the Board of Celtic Studies