An impression of the
Great Seal of Llywelyn ab Iorwerth, b.1194-d.1240
National Museums & Galleries of Wales (Item reference: 69.97/1)
Llywelyn ab Iorwerth (AD 1194 - 1240) married Joan, daughter of King John, but he spent much of his time fighting the English army.
Llywelyn united Wales by finally capturing southern Powys from prince Gwenwynwyn.
A Welsh Uchelwyr in Armies of Feudal Europe 1066-1300 by Ian Heath, based on the Great Seal of Llywelyn ab Iorwerth, b.1194-d.1240
This seal impression shows the prince in armour galloping on horseback, he holds a broad sword in his right hand. The seal depicts him as a feudal magnate on a war-horse.
Source: Gathering the Jewels
See also Illustrations of a Welshman from a 13th century Latin text of The Laws of Hywel Dda
Illustrations of Welshmen from a 14th century Welsh text of The Laws of Hywel Dda
Illustrations of Welsh soldiers in Littere Wallie in Chapter House Liber A
Effigy of Gruffydd ap Llywelyn ab Ynyr, Valle Crucis Abbey, Llantysilio, Denbighshire, Wales, c.1320AD
Other 13th Century Illustrations of Costume & Soldiers
Index of Illustrations of Costume & Soldiers