MAELGWN ab OWAIN GWYNEDD (died after 1173), prince of Anglesey

Name: Maelgwn Ab Owain Gwynedd
Date of death: 1173
Parent: Gwladus ferch Llywarch ap Trahaearn
Parent: Owain ap Gruffydd ap Cynan
Gender: Male
Occupation: prince of Anglesey
Area of activity: Politics, Government and Political Movements; Royalty and Society
Author: Thomas Jones Pierce

Son of Owain Gwynedd by Gwladus, daughter of Llywarch ap Trahaearn, uterine brother of Iorwerth Drwyndwn, and uncle of Llywelyn ap Iorwerth. In the partition of his father's dominions he received Anglesey, but was driven out of the island in 1173 by his half-brother, Dafydd. He fled to Ireland, returned later in the year, and was made a prisoner. His subsequent fate is unknown.


Published date: 1959

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