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By about this date the bishop's palace or castle had been constructed at Llandaff by Bishop William de Braose.1318Llewellyn Bren was executed in Cardiff Castle by Hugh Despenser after being captured in the Brecon Beacons and reputedly his body was buried in Grey Friars.

1147Geoffrey of Monmouth, famous for his book 'History of the Kings of Britain' published in 1136 and which first popularised the stories of King Arthur and his knights, became Archdeacon of Llandaff until his death in 1154. Geoffrey had dedicated his book to Robert the Consul who died this year. John's Church was probably built about now, and was intended as a independent chapel within the town walls. Mary's, allowing parishioners a wider choice of places of worship.1188Accompanied by Gerald of Wales, Archbishop Baldwin of Canterbury on a tour of Wales called the volunteers for the third crusade at Llandaff, reputedly by the medieval Cross there.

Gerald described Cardiff Castle as having high walls and 120 men-at-arms with a larger number of archers.1267Gilbert de Clare, 'the Red Earl', captured Gruffydd ap Rhys, lord of Senghenydd and great-grandson of Ifor Bach, holding him in Cardiff Castle before exiling him to imprisonment in Kilkenny Castle, Ireland.1270The construction of Castell Coch by Gilbert de Clare may have begun this year following an attack on his Caerphilly Castle by Prince Llewellyn ap Gruffydd of Gwynedd.

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Hugh Despenser had married Eleanor whose brother Gilbert de Clare - son of 'the Red Earl' - had been killed at the battle of Bannockburn in Scotland in 1314.1331About this year, the Town Hall was built in High Street for the administration of the borough and it was also used as Cardiff's first market hall.

It continued in use for some 400 years and included a court room with a gaol beneath it and about this time the leper hospital of St Mary Magdalen was founded outside the town's East Gate.1404Owain Glyndŵr's troops attacked Cardiff again, capturing the castle and inflicted great damage on the town.

Didius arranged for the building of a small wooden fort where the Castle now stands and some historians believe that this is where the City gets its name from - "Fort of Didius" (Caer Didi).