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This Saxon leader resisted the Norman invasion from a base in the fens near present-day Ely
His nickname means 'wary'
He was known as 'The Exile' and 'The Outlaw' during his lifetime
This Day in British History
16 September, 1399
Owain Glyndwr attacks Lord Grey of Ruthin
Glyndwr's private feud escalates into a full-scale Welsh revolt, and Glyndwr becomes a symbol of Welsh nationalism