The Welsh expel the Anglo-Normans

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United under Llewelyn Fawr (Llewelyn the Great) in 1194, the Welsh drove the Anglo-Normans from north Wales in 1212 and captured the key Marcher town of Shrewsbury in 1215. Thereafter they resisted Anglo-Norman attempts to retake their territory until the invasion of 1272.

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Editors. "The Welsh expel the Anglo-Normans ". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 28 March 2013
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