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Llywelyn Our Last Leader Memorial - Cofeb Llywelyn Ein Llyw Olaf

Llywelyn ap Gruffydd or Llywelyn Ein Llyw Olaf ("Llywelyn, Our Last Leader")
c. 1223 - 1282
the last prince of an independent Wales before its conquest by Edward I of England
(Wikipedia)
Jonah Jones & Glen Hellman
1987

Caernarfon /  Llywelyn Our Last Leader Memorial - Cofeb Llywelyn Ein Llyw Olaf   Caernarfon /  Llywelyn Our Last Leader Memorial - Cofeb Llywelyn Ein Llyw Olaf

Description

Slate megalith with on top an abstact aluminium eagle. On the face of the column a Celtic cross with he date 1282.

Caernarfon / Llywelyn Our Last Leader Memorial - Cofeb Llywelyn Ein Llyw Olaf

Annotation

Llywelyn Ein Llyw Olaf (Llywelyn Our Last Leader) was killed in battle in 1282. His death led directly to the establishment of the bastide town of Caernarfon. Commissioned by Gwynedd County Council to commemorate 700th anniversary of Llywelyn's death in 1282.

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