The History of Gruffydd ap Cynan
had been a prisoner of
for twelve years, how he saw the
lying in chains, bore him away while the
were having a meal, sheltered him secretly under his roof, and then took him to
. If the story is true, it was an event of great consequence to
history in view of the subsequent careers of
and his descendants.
(editor of the
do not agree on the length of
's imprisonment, nor, as a result, on the date of
's visit to
did not place ‘absolute confidence’ in the story. The
is, nevertheless, an early authority.
History of Gruffydd ap Cynan
A History of Wales: from the Earliest Times to the Edwardian Conquest
, ii, 404.
David Myrddin Lloyd, M.A., (1909-81), Aberystwyth / Scotland