Llywelyn ap Gruffudd

Prince of Wales - New Edition

J. Beverley Smith

J. Beverley Smith

Distributed for University of Wales Press

680 pages | 6 x 9 | © 2014
Cloth $85.00 ISBN: 9781783160068 Published May 2014 For sale in North and South America, Australia, and New Zealand only
Llywelyn ap Gruffydd (c. 1223–82) was the last prince of an independent Wales before its conquest by Edward I of England. Here J. Beverly Smith offers an in-depth assessment not only of Llywelyn but of the age in which he lived. With thirteenth century Wales as his backdrop, Smith sheds much-needed light on the triumphs and setbacks of this ruler of exceptional vision and vigor, while simultaneously contributing to our understanding of the nature of Welsh politics and the complexities of Anglo-Welsh relations.
Contents

List of Genealogical Tables

 

List of Maps

 

Preface

 

Preface to the New Edition

 

Abbreviations

 

1. Inheritance

 

2. Bryn Derwin

 

3. Supremacy

 

4. Rhyd Chwima

 

5. Lord of Snowdon

 

6. Prince of Wales

 

7. A Principality in Perplexity

 

8. Aberconwy

 

9. Contention and Conflict

 

10. Cilmeri

 

11. Epilogue

 

Genealogical Tables

 

Maps

 

Bibliography

 

Select additional studies 1998-2012

 

Index

 

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