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Encyclopedia > Cadell ap Gruffydd

Cadell ap Gruffydd (died 1175) was prince of the kingdom of Deheubarth in south west Wales. Deheubarth was a south-western kingdom or principality of medieval Wales. ...


Cadell was the son of Gruffydd ap Rhys, who held part of the kingdom of Deheubarth with the remainder in the hands of various Norman lords. Gruffydd died in 1137 and Cadell's brother Anarawd ap Gruffydd took over the throne. Cadell first appears in the historical records the following year, when he helped his brother Anarawd and Owain Gwynedd of Gwynedd and his brother Cadwaladr ap Gruffydd in an assault on Cardigan Castle. Gruffydd ap Rhys c. ... Norman may refer to: the Normans, the Norman people. ... Events Louis VII is crowned King of France. ... Anarawd ap Gruffydd (died 1143) was a prince of Deheubarth in south-west Wales. ... Gwynedd was one of the kingdoms or principalities of medieval Wales. ... Cardigan Castle, (ca. ...


In 1143 Anarawd was murdered by Cadwaladr's men, and Cadell took over as prince of Deheubarth, continuing the work Anarawd had started to win back the remainder of his grandfather's kingdom. In 1146 he captured the castles of Carmarthen and Llanstephan, and the following year defeated Walter Fitzwiz. In 1150 he turned north and reclaimed southern Ceredigion, which had been held for Gwynedd by Hywel ab Owain Gwynedd. Events Celestine II is elected pope. ... Events Saint Bernard of Clairvaux preaches the Second Crusade at Vezelay, Burgundy First written mention of Bryansk. ... Carmarthen (Welsh Caerfyrddin - caer fort + Myrddin Moridunum, Merlin) is the county town of Carmarthenshire, Wales. ... Events Åhus, Sweden gains city privileges City of Airdrie, Scotland founded King Sverker I of Sweden is deposed and succeeded by Eric IX of Sweden. ... For other uses please see Ceredigion (disambiguation) Ceredigion is a county in Wales. ... Hywel ab Owain Gwynedd (died 1170) was the illegitimate son of Owain Gwynedd prince of Gwynedd and an Irishwoman named Pyfog. ...


Cadell's career was effectively ended in 1151. When out hunting, he was attacked by a Norman force from Tenby, who left him assuming him to be dead. In fact he survived, but was so badly injured as to be unable to resume his activities. In 1153 he left on a pilgrimage to Rome, leaving the rule of Deheubarth to his younger brothers Maredudd and Rhys. Cadell is not heard of again until 1175, when he entered the abbey of Strata Florida after a long illness and died there. Events Ghazni is burned by the princes of Ghur Geoffrey of Anjou dies, and succeeded by his son Henry, aged 18. ... Harbour of Tenby in Nov, 2001 Tenby (Welsh: Dinbych-y-Pysgod, fortlet of the fishes) is a town in Pembrokeshire, west Wales, lying on Carmarthen Bay. ... Events January 6 - Henry of Anjou arrives in England. ... City motto: Senatus Populusque Romanus – SPQR (The Senate and the People of Rome) Founded 21 April 753 BC mythical, 1st millennium BC Region Latium Mayor Walter Veltroni (Left-Wing Democrats) Area  - City Proper  1290 km² Population  - City (2004)  - Metropolitan  - Density (city proper) 2,546,807 almost 4,000,000 1... Rhys ap Gruffydd (1132–28 April 1197) was the ruler of the kingdom of Deheubarth (South Wales) from 1155 until his death. ... Events Ruaidri Ua Conchobair (Rory OConner), last High King of Ireland, submits to Henry II as vassal of Ireland with the Treaty of Windsor Ly Cao Ton becomes ruler of Vietnam William of Tyre becomes archbishop of Tyre Massacre of Abergavenny ends with several noblemen dead at the hands... The remains of Strata Florida Abbey as depicted in the 1851 Illustrated London Reading Book Strata Florida (in Welsh: Ystrad Fflur) is a former Cistercian abbey situated just outside Pontrhydfendigaid, near Tregaron in the county of Ceredigion, Wales. ...


References

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:
Anarawd ap Gruffydd
Prince of Deheubarth
1143–1153
Succeeded by:
Maredudd 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.
Deheubarth - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (141 words)
Deheubarth, like several other Welsh kingdoms, continued to exist until the Norman Conquest of Wales, but constant power struggles meant that only for part of the time was it a separate entity with an independent ruler.
The best-known princes of Deheubarth were Rhys ap Tewdwr, his son Gruffydd ap Rhys and grandson Rhys ap Gruffydd (The Lord Rhys).
Gruffydd ap Rhys 1135-1137 (part only, the remainder under Norman occupation)
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