Before 1485 Cardinal John Morton was imprisoned at Brecon Castle
Around 1380 Dafydd Gam Brecon was born to Llewellyn Brecon at Penywaun
Llewellyn Brecon bought at Penywaun
In 1069 at the Battle of Mechain fought in Radnorshire the brothers Maredudd Cadelling and Idwal Cadelling attempted to regain control of Radnorshire from brothers Bleddyn ap Cynfyn King Gwynedd, King Powys and Rhiwallon ap Cynfyn Mathrafal. Rhiwallon ap Cynfyn Mathrafal and Idwal Cadelling were killed. Maredudd Cadelling died of exposure following the battle.
On 11 Dec 1282 an English force including John Giffard 1st Baron Giffard Brimpsfield (50) defeated a Welsh force at Builth Wells during the Battle of Orewin Bridge. The Welsh leader Llewellyn "Last" Aberffraw (49) killed effectively bringing to an end the independence of Wales.
In 1187 Gwenwynwyn ap Owain Mathrafal Prince Powys Wenwynwyn (10) attacked at Carreghofa Castle
On 22 Jun 1402 Owain ap Gruffudd "Glyndŵr" Mathrafal Prince Powys (43) defeated the army of Edmund Mortimer (25) at Knighton during the Battle of Bryn Glas. Henry IV King England (35) made no attempt to ransom Edmund Mortimer (25) and, as a consequence, Edmund Mortimer (25) changed his allegiance, and subsequently married Owain ap Gruffudd "Glyndŵr" Mathrafal Prince Powys (43) 's daughter.
On 05 Mar 1295 William Beauchamp 9th Earl Warwick (58) defeated the army of Madog ap Llywelyn during the Battle of Maes Moydog at Llanfair Caereinion. English losses were around 100 dead, Welsh around 700.
On 26 Jan 1921 Herbert Lionel Henry Vane-Tempest (58) killed at Abermule during the Abermule Train Collision
In 1447 Gruffudd Vychan (52) was beheaded at Powis Castle
On 15 Apr 1822 Percy Egerton Herbert was born to Edward Herbert 2nd Earl Powis (37) and Lucy Graham at Powis Castle
St Mary's Church
Around 1286 Gruffydd ap Gwenwynwyn Mathrafal Prince Powys Wenwynwyn (75) died at Wenwynwyn