Iago ab Idwal ap Meurig: Prince of Gwynedd (0974 - 1039) | Biography, Facts, Information, Career, Wiki, Life
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Iago ab Idwal ap Meurig
Prince of Gwynedd

Iago ab Idwal ap Meurig

Iago ab Idwal ap Meurig
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Intro Prince of Gwynedd
A.K.A. Iago ap Idwal ap Meurig
Is Monarch
Field Royals
Gender male
Birth 974
Death 1039
Father: Idwal ap Meurig
Children: Cynan ab Iago
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Iago ab Idwal ap Meurig (died 1039) was a Prince of Gwynedd and Powys. He was also referred to as "King of the Britons" in the Annals of Ulster.

On the death of Llywelyn ap Seisyll in 1023, the rule of Gwynedd returned to the ancient dynasty with the accession of Iago, who was a great-grandson of Idwal Foel.

Very little is known about the reign of Iago. He was killed by his own men in 1039 and replaced by Llywelyn ap Seisyll's son, Gruffydd ap Llywelyn. Iago's grandson Gruffudd ap Cynan later won the throne of Gwynedd, and because his father, Cynan ab Iago, was little known in Wales, Gruffudd was styled "grandson of Iago" rather than the usual "son of Cynan".

The contents of this page are sourced from Wikipedia article on 07 Mar 2020. The contents are available under the CC BY-SA 4.0 license.
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