Causes of the Rhys ap Gruffudd Rebellion

The Chamberlainship of South wales was given to Lord Ferrers.

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  • Causes of the Rhys ap Gruffudd Rebellion
    • Following his Grandfather's death, Gruffudd wasn't offered his Grandfather's offices.
    • The Chamberlain-ship of South Wales was given Lord Ferrers.
    • There was an infiltration of English laws and administration which was met with hatred from the Welsh.
    • Lord Ferrers was had an arrogant and domineering attitude which caused Rhys ap Gruffudd and his ambitious wife to react.
    • Social unrest in South Wales - following the Earl of Desmond Rebellion, there was an influx in Anglo-Irish immigrants.

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