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The Reckoning Characters & Character Analysis

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Characters

Llewelyn ap Gruffydd

Llewelyn ap Gruffydd is the Prince of Wales. Under Welsh law, the kingdom is divided and split between the sons in a succession in contrast to English law, which grants the succession to the oldest son. Sharing Wales is not easy for Gruffydd's sons, and they go to war with each other. Owain, the eldest son, is imprisoned by his brother Llewelyn and locked away in Dolbadarn Castle. Davydd is Llewelyn's favorite brother. Twice Davydd has rebelled, but he has been forgiven. The youngest brother Rhodri rebels with Davydd and Owain, but his lands are confiscated and he is forced to leave Wales.

Llewelyn is a staunch supporter of Simon de Montfort, an English rebel. He is betrothed to Simon's daughter when the rebel is killed during the battle at Evesham. When Simon's war is lost, Llewelyn breaks the engagement and the 12-year-old Ellen's heart. When...

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