Person:Cadwallon ap Cadfan (1)

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Name Cadwallon ap King of Gywnedd Cadfan
Gender Male
Birth? ABT 600 Gwynedd, Caernarvon, Gwynedd, Wales
Marriage ABT 614 Walesto Alcfrith Princess of Mercia Pybbing
Death? 634 Cad-Ys-Gual, Northumbria at the Battle of the Wall
Burial? Ludgate of Caer Londein

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Cadwallon ap Cadfan (died 634) was the King of Gwynedd from around 625 until his death in battle. The son and successor of Cadfan ap Iago, he is best remembered as the King of the Britons who invaded and conquered Northumbria, defeating and killing its king, Edwin, prior to his own death in battle against Oswald of Bernicia. His conquest of Northumbria, which he held for a year or two after Edwin died, made him the last Briton to hold substantial territory in eastern Britain until the rise of the Tudor dynasty. He was thereafter remembered as a national hero by the Britons and as a tyrant by the Anglo-Saxons of Northumbria.

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  1.   Cadwallon ap Cadfan, in Wikipedia: The Free Encyclopedia.
  2.   Baldwin, Stewart. Llywelyn ap Iorwerth ancestor table. (GEN-MEDIEVAL/soc.genealogy.medieval), Generation 18.

    Baldwin regards his wife as unknown, as he does not trust Geoffrey of Monmouth on this.