Last Days of Owain Glyndŵr, The

Last Days of Owain Glyndŵr, The

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ISBN: 9781784614638

Publication Date October 2017
Publisher: Y Lolfa, Tal-y-bont

Format: Paperback

Language: English

Owain Glyndŵr is one of the most important figures in Welsh history. This examination of the traditions which have developed about the location of his death and where he might have been buried rigorously assesses claims, based on evidence in manuscripts and on the ground.

Table of Contents:
Contents 

Preface 

PART I: THE BACKGROUND 
1. The course of the Glyndŵr revolt 
2. ‘A fair nestful of chieftains’ 
3. The ‘History of Owain Glyndŵr’ 
4. The death of Owain Glyndŵr 

PART II: HEREFORDSHIRE 
1. Herefordshire: general 
2. Croft Castle 
3. Lawton’s Hope 
4. Kentchurch Court 
5. Monnington-on-Wye 
6. Monnington Straddle 
7. Haywood Forest 
8. The Vern 
9. Kimbolton 
10. Herefordshire: summary 

PART III: WALES 
1. Wales: general 
2. Unlikely death and burial places 
3. Maelienydd 
4. Wales: summary 

PART IV: PROPHECY
1. ‘A great many say he died; the seers say he did not’ 

APPENDIX: The Kentchurch Court painting 
(i) ‘The Face of Owain Glyndŵr’: the case of the misplaced wart 
(ii) Siôn Cent/John of Kent? 

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