Dafydd ap Llywelyn: The Shield of Wales

Dafydd ap Llywleyn was the first to use the title: Prince of Wales. He was the eldest child and only son of Llywelyn the Great and Joan, Lady of Wales, born in Flintshire at Castell Hen Blas, with European blood flowing in his veins on his mother's side. Joan was an illegitimate daughter of King … Continue reading Dafydd ap Llywelyn: The Shield of Wales

Geoffrey II of Brittany

Geoffrey was the fifth child and fourth son of Henry II of England and Eleanor of Aquitaine. It is unknown where he was born. What is known is that, along with his brothers and sisters, he was raised in England. By the time he was of full height, Geoffrey stood at 5’ 6’’. The first … Continue reading Geoffrey II of Brittany