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Owain Glyndwr

Author: Williams,G.
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 144
Pub Date: 01/05/2005
ISBN: 9780708319413
Availability: In stock
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Quick overview Offers a brief, attractively written account of Owain Glyndwr (1359-1415) and his Rebellion (1400-1415), one of the most exciting and romantic episodes in the history of Wales.
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During his lifetime Owain Glyndwr evoked awe and admiration in both Wales and England and, although he died early in the fifteenth century, he remains one of the most remarkable personalities in the history of Wales. This Pocket Guide offers a brief, attractively-written account of Owain Glyndwr (1359-1415) and his Rebellion (1400- 1415), one of the most exciting and romantic episodes in the history of Wales. This portrait is set against the background of his Rebellion, which lasted the unusually long period of fifteen years. During this time the Welsh leader defied all the efforts of King Henry IV and his powerful armies to suppress the uprising. Although he lost in the end Owain has left his mark permanently on the spirit of nationality in Wales. Much has been written about Owain and his Rebellion in recent years and a great deal of new material is incorporated in this biography.

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