Kidwelly Castle

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Gwenllian ferch Gruffydd, who was the former wife of Prince Gruffydd ap Rhys, was beheaded and is seen wandering the grounds. Threatening voices are also heard in the prison.

(Submitted by Chris Berglund)

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Kidwelly Castle
Castle Rd, Kidwelly SA17 5BQ
United Kingdom

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51.73956310980408, -4.305634349693719
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  1. Former wife? She was his wife for 22 years until she died. He died a year after her and he never remarried. He did have a wife before Gwenllian, but she is unrecorded. She would be better described as the former wife. It’s important to be clear on the distinction between the two.

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