Gruffydd ap Gwenwynwyn , lord of Upper Powys
Died: c. 1286 Active: 1241-c. 1286
His career is an example of how a Welsh prince could become an English baron and of how a Welsh kingdom became a marcher lordship. He was a generous patron of Strata Marcella Abbey.
Sites associated with this person
Strata Marcella Abbey, Powys (patron)
Maund, Kari, The Welsh Kings (Tempus: Stroud, 2000) pp. 130, 133-8, 140-8
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Tout, T. F., revised Carr, A. D., Oxford Dictionary of National Biography online - Gruffudd ap Gwenwynwyn (View website)