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Cynan Garwynlocked

(fl. c. 550–c. 600)
  • David E. Thornton

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Cynan Garwyn (fl.c. 550–c. 600), king of Powys, was son of Brochfael Ysgithrog of Powys. Cynan ruled the kingdom of Powys in north-east and east Wales in the late sixth century. His epithet Garwyn or possibly Carwyn means either ‘of the White Thigh’ or ‘of the White Chariot’. Regarded by the later genealogists as one of the royal descendants of ...

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