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Machynlleth and the Dyfi Valley
The Revolt of Owain Glyndwr 1400-1415

  Owain of Glyndyfrdwy and Sycharth fought a long battle against the might of the English crown. At the height of his rebellion he was crowned Prince of Wales and established a Welsh Parliament at Machynlleth.
  1 Wales in 1400 2 Glyndwr's background
  3 The revolt begins 4 A brief chronology
  5 A Welsh parliament 6 Battle of Bryn Glas
  7 Powys & Glyndwr  
  Note: most of the information in these pages is taken from R.R. Davies: Conquest, Coexistence and Change: Wales 1063-1415 (Oxford 1987) and the same author’s The Revolt of Owain Glyn Dwr (Oxford, 1995); also Geoffrey Hodges Owain Glyn Dwr and the War of Independence in the Welsh Borders (Logaston, 1995).
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