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In 1400 this Welsh landowner's private dispute with neighbour Reginald de Grey sparked a Welsh rebellion
He proposed an independent nation and church
His fate is unknown, perpetuating his status as a Welsh symbol of national unity
23 March, 1743
First English performance of Handel's Messiah
During the performance at Covent Garden, George II started the tradition of standing for the 'Hallelujah Chorus'
This king defeated Guthrun the Dane at the Battle of Edington
He made Guthrun sign the Peace of Wedmore
He is famous for allowing the griddle-cakes to burn!