It details some of the laws of Wales in the 10th century when it was an independent kingdom ruled by Hywel Dda (Hywel the Good
We should know our history, the history of our own icons' sacrifices to ensure our nationality, our Buddug (Boadicea), Caradog (Caractacus), Hywel Ddu (Hywel the Good
) and his laws; the Rhyses of Dinefwr (Llandeilo) our Southern Princes, the heroic daughters Nest and Gwenllian of the Llywelyns of North Wales and our iconic rebel and visionary Glyndwr.
I knew that in the time of Welsh king Hywel Dda (Hywel the Good
) during the Middle Ages, otters were, by law, one of three animals that everyone could hunt, which probably didn't help it to flourish.
Presiding Officer Lord Dafydd Elis-Thomas will this week propose to the Assembly Commission that Crickhowell House in Cardiff Bay should be renamed Ty Hywel, after Hywel Dda (Hywel the Good
The first is that the Welsh king, Hywel the Good
, gave it to the King of England as a gesture of friendship.
Moreover, those claims had been accepted by some Welsh kings: for example, Hywel Dda (Hywel the Good