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  • (n) Welsh chieftain who led a revolt against Henry IV's rule in Wales (1359-1416)


  • Schulz on J.M. Ledgard’s Submergence: The Best Novel I've Read This Year

    “I can call spirits from the vasty deep,” the Welsh rebel Owen Glendower boasts in Shakespeare’s Henry IV. “Why, so can I, or so can any man,” replies his co-conspirator, Sir Henry Percy, better known as Hotspur. “But will they come when you do call for them?”  In his new ... More »        
    on June 28, 2013     Source: Vulture

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