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  • ID: I7126
  • Name: Llewellyn ?The Last? ap Gruffydd
  • Suffix: Prince Of North Wales
  • Reference Number: FPVP-J7
  • Sex: M
  • Death: 11 DEC 1282 in Near Builth Wellls
  • Burial: Cwm Hir
  • LDS Baptism: 27 APR 1946 Temple: LOGAN
  • Endowment: 27 MAY 1946 Temple: LOGAN
  • Occupation: The Last Prince of Wales
  • Cause: Decapitated by Lord Edmund Mortimer
  • Note:

    1256 Declared war on King Henry III made himself Lord of North and South Wales
    1246 Succeded his Uncle David as Prince of North Wales
    Reigned BET. 1246 - 1282
    The death of Llewellyn ap Gruffyd marks effective end of the Welsh Wars of Edward I (from 1277).
    While campaigning in the Builth region Llywelyn was killed on 11 Dec. 1282 , an event which virtually brought Welsh political independence to an end. He did not die in open battle, but on the banks of the Irfon , at the hands of one who was unaware at the time of his victim's identity. His head was later sent for public display in London , the body being interred by the Cistercians of Cwm Hir ? one of the houses of an Order to which the prince had been much attached and in which he found some of his most loyal supporters.
  • _UID: CA0F5FFA090649B68E22AAA6B06A3848DAA1
  • Change Date: 18 JUL 2012

    Father: Gruffud ap Llewellyn b: ABT 1196
    Mother: Senena verch Caradog

    Marriage 1 Eleanor de Montfort
    • Married: 13 OCT 1278 in Worcester
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