Guest post from David Santiuste
It is with great pleasure that I welcome historian David Santiuste to History … The Interesting Bits, with an article about Owain Gly Dwr’s daughter, Catrin. Over to David.
Catrin ferch Owain Glyn Dŵr
I was very pleased to be invited to write something for History… The Interesting Bits – a blog I have followed for some time. Above all, I have appreciated Sharon’s efforts to raise awareness of some fascinating medieval women, whose stories are too often neglected. Another such woman is Catrin, a daughter of the Welsh hero Owain Glyn Dŵr, who ultimately paid a heavy price for her father’s ambitions.
Catrin was born after 1383, when Owain, then in his late twenties, married her mother, Margaret Hamner. Catrin was almost certainly one of his oldest legitimate children, although in time she would…
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