Owen Glendower

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n Owen Glendower Welsh chieftain who led a revolt against Henry IV's rule in Wales (1359-1416)
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Usage

In literature:

Iolo Goch, the bard of your celebrated hero, Owen Glendower, was buried somewhere in its precincts.
"Wild Wales Its People, Language and Scenery" by George Borrow
You are descended directly from Claer-ap-Claer, who murdered Owen Glendower.
"Winsome Winnie and other New Nonsense Novels" by Stephen Leacock
His compatriots rallied round him as their forefathers had rallied round Owen Glendower centuries before.
"Lloyd George" by Frank Dilnot
An hour's walking brought me to Festiniog, the birthplace of Rhys Goch, a celebrated bard, and a partisan of Owen Glendower.
"The World's Greatest Books, Volume 19" by Various
Considerable obscurity overhangs the fate of Owen Glendower.
"The Science of Fairy Tales" by Edwin Sidney Hartland
Owen Glendower, however, one of the confederates, was still in arms in Wales; and while Henry IV.
"Great Men and Famous Women. Vol. 1 of 8" by Various
E. (H.) on pedigree of Owen Glendower, 356.
"Notes and Queries, Index of Volume 3, January-June, 1851" by Various
Owen Glendower, Prince of Wales.
"Notes and Queries, No. 209, October 29 1853" by Various
A great revolt of the Welsh is headed by Owen Glendower.
"The Great Events by Famous Historians, Volume 07" by Various
Owen Glendower was a noble Welshman, who led his countrymen in the long and stout resistance which they offered to King Henry IV.
"Little Folks (October 1884)" by Various
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