He was travelling home on a stormy night when they shot him and left him for dead. An innocent man severely wounded on the orders of an avaricious Marcher Lord. They should have made sure he was dead but they didn’t realise their mistake until a raiding party came over Offa’s Dyke to exact their revenge. Soon men were dying and the Welsh Marches were not a safe place for Norman English Lords.
The mistake of one Marcher Lord soon grew into a full scale rebellion in Wales. A Welsh Prince emerged to challenge the English occupation.