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Encyclopedia > Anarawd ap Gruffydd

Anarawd ap Gruffydd (died 1143) was a prince of Deheubarth in south-west Wales. Events Celestine II is elected pope. ... Deheubarth was a south-western kingdom or principality of medieval Wales. ... National motto: Cymru am byth (Welsh: Wales for ever) Waless location within the UK Official languages English, Welsh Capital Cardiff Largest city Cardiff First Minister Rhodri Morgan Area  - Total Ranked 3rd UK 20,779 km² Population  - Total (2001)  - Density Ranked 3rd UK 2,903,085 140/km² NUTS 1...

Anarawd was the eldest son of Gruffydd ap Rhys. On the untimely death of his father in 1137 Anarawd took over the rule of Deheubarth. In 1138 he and his brother Cadell ap Gruffydd joined with the prince of Gwynedd, Owain Gwynedd and the latter's brother Cadwaladr ap Gruffydd in an assault on Cardigan Castle which was in Norman hands. The assault was aided by a fleet of Viking ships, but an agreement was reached and the siege lifted. Gruffydd ap Rhys c. ... Events Louis VII is crowned King of France. ... For other uses, see number 1138. ... Gwynedd was one of the kingdoms or principalities of medieval Wales. ... Cardigan Castle, (ca. ... The name Viking is a borrowed word from the native Scandinavian term for the Norse warriors who raided the coasts of Scandinavia, the British Isles, and other parts of Europe from the late 8th century to the 11th century. ...

In 1140 Anarawd again supported Owain Gwynedd, this time in the dispute with the Archbishop of Canterbury about the appointment of a Bishop of Bangor. However in 1143 Anarawd was treacherously killed by the men of Owain's brother Cadwaladr. Cadwaladr himself was strongly suspected of having ordered the killing, and Owain sent his son Hywel ab Owain Gwynedd to strip Cadwaladr of his lands in Ceredigion in punishment. Events Henry Jasomirgott was made count palatine of the Rhine. ... Arms of the see of Canterbury The Archbishop of Canterbury is the senior clergyman of the established Church of England and symbolic head of the worldwide Anglican Communion. ... The Bishop of Bangor heads the Church in Wales diocese of Bangor centred upon Bangor Cathedral. ... Events Celestine II is elected pope. ... Hywel ab Owain Gwynedd (died 1170) was the illegitimate son of Owain Gwynedd prince of Gwynedd and an Irishwoman named Pyfog. ... For other uses please see Ceredigion (disambiguation) Ceredigion is a county in Wales. ...

Anarawd was followed on the throne of Deheubarth by his brother Cadell. His son, Einion ab Anarawd, was killed by his own servant in 1163, apparently on the orders of Earl Roger of Hereford. Events Owain Gwynedd is recognized as ruler of Wales. ...


John Edward Lloyd (1911) A history of Wales from the earliest times to the Edwardian conquest (Longmans, Green & Co.) Sir John Edward Lloyd (who wrote as J E Lloyd) (1861-1947) was Wales greatest historian, the author of the first serious history of the countrys formative years, A History of Wales from the Earliest Times to the Edwardian Conquest (1911). ...

Preceded by:
Gruffydd ap Rhys
Prince of Deheubarth
Succeeded by:
Cadell ap Gruffydd

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Rhys ap Gruffydd - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (869 words)
Rhys ap Gruffydd (1132–28 April 1197) was the ruler of the kingdom of Deheubarth (South Wales) from 1155 until his death.
Rhys was the second son of Gruffydd ap Rhys, prince of Deheubarth, and Gwenllian ferch Gruffydd, a sister of Owain Gwynedd.
In 1146 Rhys is recorded fighting alongside his brothers Cadell and Maredudd in the capture by assault of the castle of Llanstephan, followed by further attacks on the Normans in south Wales and the recapture of Ceredigion from Gwynedd in 1153.
Rea Genealogy - pafg113 - Generated by Personal Ancestral File (377 words)
Llewelyn ap Iorwerth [Parents] was born 1173 in Aberffraw Castle, Carnarvon, Wales.
Iorwerth "Drwyndwn" ap Owain [Parents] was born 1145 in Aberffraw Castle, Aberffraw, Angelsey, Wales.
Owain "Gwynedd" ap Gruffydd married Gwladus Verch Llywarch.
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