Madog Ap Llywelyn


Madog led his army of Welsh rebels to a number of successful battles and even besieged the English King at Conwy during the uprising of 1294-95.

 National Affiliation: Wales
Occupation: Rebel leader
Enemies: Edward I, William de Beachamp
Castles: Conwy Castle
Personality: Fevered, Intense

After the death of King Llywelyn ap Gruffydd and his son, Prince Dafydd, Wales fell under England’s control. A distant relation, Madog, later assumed their titles and led a revolt against Edward I’s rule after the imposition of taxes on the north of Wales.

Madog led his army of Welsh rebels to a number of successful battles and even besieged the English King at Conwy during the uprising of 1294-95.