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Cynddylan ap Cyndrwynlocked

(fl. c. 616–c. 641)
  • David E. Thornton

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Cynddylan ap Cyndrwyn (fl.c. 616–c. 641), king in Wales, was son of Cyndrwyn of Powys. He seems to have been an important ruler in the southern part of the kingdom of Powys during the middle decades of the seventh century. Knowledge of him and his dynasty is restricted almost exclusively to a series of elegiac poems composed perhaps no earlier than the ninth century, one of which takes the form of a eulogy by his sister ...

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