A 16-foot tall sculpture of an empty helmeted and cloaked figure, holding a spear and shield, commemorates Llywelyn ap Gruffudd Fychan. Made entirely from stainless steel, it was erected beside Llandovery Castle in 2001, on the 600th anniversary of Llywelyn's execution. The stone base is from the cwmwd of Caio / Caeo which was Llywelyn ap Gruffydd Fychan's home area - and on it is carved the final verse of a Welsh poem.
Llywelyn the Great and Llywelyn the Last - Fighters for Welsh Independence? in the 13th Century the Gwynedd Princes dominatedWales. One of Them, Llywelyn AP Gruffudd, Right, Succeeded in Getting the King of England to Recognise Him as Prince ofWales. but Were the Princes Aiming at Independence, or a Medieval Version of Devolution?
Sep 21, 2010; Byline: PROFESSOR HUW PRYCE On the landing of Cardiff City Hall is a series of marble statues commemorating Welsh heroes unveiled...