1359?-1416?; Welsh chieftain: rebelled against Henry IV.
Glendower Sentence Examples
Meantime a more serious trouble had arisen through the outbreak of the Welsh revolt under Owen Glendower.
surrender to Henry of Lancaster, afterwards Henry IV., in whose reign a French fleet with 12,000 men on board sailed to the Haven and disembarked with the object of assisting the rebellion of Owen Glendower.
Its castle, built on the site of an earlier British fortress, was destroyed (according to Leland) by the inhabitants to prevent its falling into the hands of Glendower.
In 1404 Owen Glendower burnt the town, except the quarters of the Friars Minors.
Outside the north-west angle of the castle, Richard de Clare in 1256 founded a Dominican priory, which was burnt by Glendower in 1404.