Dafydd ap Gruffydd

Prince of Wales and last independent ruler of Wales

Dafydd ap Gruffydd (11 July (?) 1238 – 3 October 1283) was Prince of Wales from 11 December 1282 until on 3 October 1283. His execution was ordered by King Edward I of England. The execution was especially gruesome.

Dafydd ap Gruffydd
Prince of Wales
Reign11 December 1282 – 3 October 1283
PredecessorLlywelyn the Last
SuccessorEdward II of England
Born11 July 1238
Gwynedd, Wales
Died3 October 1283 (aged 45)
Shrewsbury, England

Daffyd was the last independent ruler of Wales.[1]

ReferencesEdit

  1. Smith, J. Beverley 1998. Llywelyn ap Gruffudd, Prince of Wales. Cardiff.