Battle of Aberconwy

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Coordinates: 53°16′55″N 3°49′41″W / 53.282°N 3.828°W / 53.282; -3.828 The Battle of Aberconwy or the Battle of the Conwy Estuary[1] was fought in 1194 between the forces of Llywelyn ap Iorwerth and his uncle Dafydd ab Owain Gwynedd for control of the Kingdom of Gwynedd.

Llywelyn's victory allowed him to claim the title of prince of Gwynedd and, in turn, prince of Wales.

Ejected from his lands, Dafydd went to live in England and died in 1203.

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  1. ^ Lloyd, J. E. & Jones, Gwynfor J. (2004). "Madog ab Owain Gwynedd (supp. fl. 1170)". Oxford Dictionary of National Biography. Oxford University Press. doi:10.1093/ref:odnb/17763. Retrieved 12 January 2014.  (subscription or UK public library membership required)