The Revolt of Owain Glyndwr

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Overview


Owain Glyn Dwr is the most commanding figure in the history of Wales, His revolt (1400-1409) gave the people of Wales a glimpse of their country as an independent state. Written by Britain's leading medieval historian, this is the first scholarly book for over fifty years to present Owain and his revolt to a general audience. It will appeal to those who are fascinated by national heroes in all periods and is of particular interest to those who are intrigued by this most famous movement in the history of Wales, and by the mystery surrounding its remarkable leader.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780198205081
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
  • Publication date: 11/28/1995
  • Pages: 526
  • Product dimensions: 6.44 (w) x 9.50 (h) x 1.25 (d)

Table of Contents

List of Plates
List of Maps, Figures, and Genealogical Tables
Abbreviations
Note on Welsh Place-Names and Associated Matters
Introduction
Pt. I Portrait of A Society: Wales in the 1390s 1
1 The Country: A Tale of Two Travellers 5
2 Peoples and Power 35
3 Tensions and Aspirations 65
Pt. II Revolt
4 Revolt in Wales 1400-1409 102
Pt. III The Anatomy of Revolt
5 Owain Glyn Dwr 129
6 The Programme: National Salvation 153
7 Allies 174
8 Friends and Foes 197
9 Guerrillas and Garrisons 229
10 Survival and Recrimination 263
11 Submission and Aftermath 293
Epilogue: The Making of a Hero 325
Notes 343
Bibliography 379
Index 391
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