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Brychan Brycheiniog (fl. c. 500), king of Brycheiniog

David E. Thornton.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Welsh History. 505 words.

Brychan Brycheiniog (fl. c. 500), king of Brycheiniog, was allegedly son of the Irish king Anlach, son of Coronac, and of Marchell ferch Dewdrig of south Wales. He was the...

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Brycheiniog

Overview page. Subjects: Religion.

Was a medieval Welsh kingdom whose dynasty is said to have begun with Brychan, the son of a 5th‐cent. Irish chieftain and the daughter of the king of Garthmadrun in the Vale of Usk. His...

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Urien Rheged [Urien ap Cynfarch] (fl. c. 560–c. 580), king of Rheged

David E. Thornton.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Welsh History. 576 words.

Urien Rheged [Urien ap Cynfarch] (fl. c. 560–c. 580), king of Rheged, was the son of Cynfarch Oer ap Meirchion Gul, a descendant of Coel Hen (‘Old King Cole’) and also,...

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Smaller Welsh Kingdoms

Overview page. Subjects: British History.

In the conditions of Wales, geographically divided by mountains and valleys, much depended on the prowess and sagacity of individual rulers, and kingdoms could expand and contract at speed....

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