Brochwel Ysgythrog (‘of the Tusks’)

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Is said to have ruled Powys in the late sixth century, and to have been the father of St Tysilio. He may have been engaged in resisting the advance of Ceawlin, king of Wessex, up the Severn valley. If he is the king mentioned by Bede for his inglorious part in the defeat of the Britons at Chester c.616, he would have been very old.

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