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Epilogue: The Making of a Hero

R. R. Davies

in The Revolt of Owain Glyn Dŵr

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198205081
eISBN:
9780191676499
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198205081.003.0013
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

At the end of the day it was not the revolt itself, nor the myriad episodes of which it was composed, nor the local leaders and the guerrilla armies which sustained it for so long, which survived in ... More


Owain Glyn Dŵr

R. R. Davies

in The Revolt of Owain Glyn Dŵr

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198205081
eISBN:
9780191676499
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198205081.003.0006
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

The revolt which engulfed Wales in the years after 1400 was assuredly the revolt of Owain Glyn Dŵr. While other local leaders are occasionally mentioned and the rebellion was known as ‘the revolt of ... More


Friends and Foes

R. R. Davies

in The Revolt of Owain Glyn Dŵr

Published in print:
1995
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October 2011
ISBN:
9780198205081
eISBN:
9780191676499
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198205081.003.0009
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

The revolt of Owain Glyn Dŵr began as the conspiracy and vision of a group, or possibly two groups, of men in north Wales in the autumn of 1400; by the midsummer of 1403 it had become a movement ... More


Allies

R. R. Davies

in The Revolt of Owain Glyn Dŵr

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198205081
eISBN:
9780191676499
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198205081.003.0008
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

Owain Glyn Dŵr had not, in the end, been well served by his allies. One by one they had either failed or deserted him. The recurrent failures are a comment on the immense problems of communication ... More


Submission and Aftermath

R. R. Davies

in The Revolt of Owain Glyn Dŵr

Published in print:
1995
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October 2011
ISBN:
9780198205081
eISBN:
9780191676499
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198205081.003.0012
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

The long-drawn-out demise of the Glyn Dŵr revolt should not occasion great surprise. Though the revolt had begun with a formal defiant act at Glyndyfrdwy in September 1400 followed by an even more ... More


Revolt in Wales 1400–1409

R. R. Davies

in The Revolt of Owain Glyn Dŵr

Published in print:
1995
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October 2011
ISBN:
9780198205081
eISBN:
9780191676499
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198205081.003.0005
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

Owain Glyn Dŵr was proclaimed prince of Wales at his own manor of Glyndyfrdwy on 16 September 1400. The very nature of the proclamation made it clear that this was a premeditated act based on ... More


The Programme National Salvation

R. R. Davies

in The Revolt of Owain Glyn Dŵr

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198205081
eISBN:
9780191676499
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198205081.003.0007
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

Owain Glyn Dŵr's appeal as leader of a Welsh rebellion did not rest initially on a fully worked-out programme or manifesto. Rather, it seems in its early days, to have drawn its strength from three ... More


Guerrillas and Garrisons

R. R. Davies

in The Revolt of Owain Glyn Dŵr

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198205081
eISBN:
9780191676499
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198205081.003.0010
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

Glyn Dŵ's revolt was primarily a guerrilla war; but during the years of success he and his fellow leaders were able to muster much larger forces. Reports regarding contemporary figures, often based ... More


After Glyn Dŵr: An Age of Reconciliation?: SIR JOHN RHŶS MEMORIAL LECTURE

RALPH A. GRIFFITHS

in Proceedings of the British Academy, Volume 117: 2001 Lectures

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780197262795
eISBN:
9780191753954
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197262795.003.0004
Subject:
History, Cultural History

During the fourteenth and fifteenth centuries, following Edward I's final conquest, the inhabitants of the whole of Wales were adjusting to the fact that they were a cosmopolitan people of diverse ... More


The Revolt of Owain Glyn Dŵr

R. R. Davies

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198205081
eISBN:
9780191676499
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198205081.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

Owain Glyn Dŵr is arguably the most famous figure in the history of Wales. His revolt (1400–09) was the last major Welsh rebellion against English rule. It established a measure of unity such as ... More


Peoples and Power

R. R. Davies

in The Revolt of Owain Glyn Dŵr

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198205081
eISBN:
9780191676499
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198205081.003.0003
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

Wales in Owain Glyn Dŵr's day was a small and sparsely populated country; its total population, after the ravages of successive outbreaks of plague, is unlikely to have exceeded a quarter of a ... More


Survival and Recrimination

R. R. Davies

in The Revolt of Owain Glyn Dŵr

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198205081
eISBN:
9780191676499
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198205081.003.0011
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

Hindsight is the besetting sin of the historian. Nowhere is it, perhaps, more pernicious in its impact than when discussing a war or a revolt. Chaos is turned into order at the stroke of the ... More


Tensions and Aspirations

R. R. Davies

in The Revolt of Owain Glyn Dŵr

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198205081
eISBN:
9780191676499
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198205081.003.0004
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

Revolts are born of, and feed upon, unresolved tensions and unfulfilled aspirations within society. This was so in Wales in 1400. The rebellion of Owain Glyn Dŵr owed a great deal to the personal ... More


Introduction

R. R. Davies

in The Revolt of Owain Glyn Dŵr

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198205081
eISBN:
9780191676499
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198205081.003.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

This chapter presents a brief overview of the revolt led by Owain Glyn Dŵr. The revolt struck Wales like a bolt from the blue in September 1400; indeed some Englishmen came to wonder whether the king ... More


Proceedings of the British Academy, Volume 117: 2001 Lectures

F.M.L. Thompson (ed.)

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780197262795
eISBN:
9780191753954
Item type:
book
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197262795.001.0001
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This book contains the texts of 17 lectures, delivered to the British Academy in 2001. Topics include Chinese Mountain Painting, prosperity and power in the age of Bede and Beowulf, Glyn Dwr, ... More


The Country: A Tale of Two Travellers

R. R. Davies

in The Revolt of Owain Glyn Dŵr

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198205081
eISBN:
9780191676499
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198205081.003.0002
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

Wales in Owain Glyn Dŵr's day was, to most outsiders, a largely unknown, inaccessible, and uninviting country. The character of its terrain — notably its ‘horrid and frightful’ mountains, rocks, and ... More


The Age of Conquest: Wales 1063-1415

R. R. Davies

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198208785
eISBN:
9780191678141
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198208785.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

This book examines the period when Wales struggled to retain its independence and identity in the face of the Anglo-Norman conquest and subsequent English rule. It explores the nature of power and ... More


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