Dafydd ap Gruffudd


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Dafydd ap Gruffudd

(Welsh ˈdævɪθ æp ˈɡrɪfɪθ)
n
(Biography) died 1283, Welsh leader. Claiming the title Prince of Wales (1282), he led an unsuccessful revolt against Edward I: executed
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Ond roedd yn or-wyr anghyfreithlon i Dafydd ap Gruffudd, brawd Llywelyn Ein Llyw Olaf.
Conservationists have warned that the historic Denbighshire castle's walls, where legendary Welsh leader Dafydd ap Gruffudd once held court, and which were later attacked by rebel leader Owain Glyndwr, are "vulnerable to collapse".
Denbigh, or little fortress, was described in 11th century records as a small border town n In 1282, Edward I conquered the town and began building a castle built over the stronghold of Dafydd ap Gruffudd, the Welsh leader he crushed