CYNWRIG ap RHYS
Rhys ap Gruffydd
. Nothing is known of him other than the impression he made on
Gerald the Welshman
when he was travelling through
preaching the crusade.
says that he was a tall, handsome young man with fair curly hair, dressed in the style of
of the period — a shirt and a thin clock and barefooted — but lithe and dignified in appearance. He survived to old age but left no mark on the history of the period.
A History of Wales: from the Earliest Times to the Edwardian Conquest
, 568, 577-8.
Sir John Edward Lloyd, D.Litt., F.B.A., F.S.A. (1861-1947), Bangor