Rhodri The Great
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Angharad ferch Meurig
King Cadell ap Rhodri of Seisyllwg
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Hywal Dda The Good
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Hywal Dda The Good 2156

  • Born: 880 2156
  • Marriage (1): Unknown
  • Died: 950 at age 70 2156

  Noted events in his life were:

Reputation. 2156 Hywel is highly esteemed among other medieval Welsh rulers.[2] His name is particularly linked with the codification of traditional Welsh law , which were thenceforth known as the Laws of Hywel Dda . The latter part of his name (Dda, lit. "Good") refers to the fact that his laws were just and good. The historian Dafydd Jenkins sees in them compassion rather than punishment, plenty of common sense and recognition of the rights of women.[2] Hywel Dda was a well-educated man even by modern standards, having a good knowledge of Welsh, Latin, and English


Hywal married.




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