Compelling vision of the great Glyndwr



Glyndwr: Son of Prophecy
by Moelwyn Jones
(Y Lolfa £6.99)
THE REBELLION of Owain Glyndwr from 1400 to 1409 was the last major Welsh rebellion against English rule and it generated a remarkable unity and vision of a Wales with its own native prince, church and universities.
It was never really defeated. Rather, it burnt itself out.
Moelwyn Jones’s first novel is mostly about the spectacular and sensational capture of the great English fortress Conwy castle on April 1, 1401 by Glyndwr’s cousins Rhys and Gwilym ap Tudur, the first hugely significant event of the rebellion.
Those Tudur brothers... read more

 
19 October 2016 in Regional, Views: 37
Source: Morning Star
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