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GWYNEDD

GWYNEDD (1)

[GWY1161] Gwrwst Ledlwm (born c.435, ap [WELS151] Ceneu, see WELSH).

[GWY1171] Meirchion gul [=the lean] (born c.460, ap Gwrwst Ledlwm).

[GWY1181] Elidir Lydanwyn (born c.490, ap Meirchion gul) married Gwawr (ferch Brychan), and was killed (c.560).

[GWY1191] Llywarch hen [=old] (born c.520, ab Elidir Lydanwyn).

[GWY1201] Dwg (born c.550, ap Llywarch hen).

[GWY1211] Gwair (born c.590, ap Dwg).

[GWY1221] Tegid (born c.620, ap Gwair).

[GWY1231] Alcwn (born c.655, ap Tegid).

[GWY1241] Sandde (born c.690, ab Alcwn) married [MANN242] Calenion (ferch Tudwal, see MAN).

[GWY1251] Elidir (born c.720, ap Sandde).

[GWY1261] Gwriad (born 755, ab Elidir) married [POWY282] Nest (ferch Cadell ap Brochwel, see POWYS KINGDOM (1)), and was King of the Isle of Man.

[GWY1271] Merfyn [=sea-ruler] frych [=freckled] (born reputably on Man, ap Gwriad) married [CYNA262] Asylt/Ethylt (ferch Cynan Dindaethwy (see GWYNEDD KINGDOM (1) for further details)

There is a discrepancy concerning [POWY282] Nest (ferch Cadell ap Brochwel).

According to the genealogies of Jesus College, she was the wife of [GWY1271] Merfyn frych and mother of [GWYN289] Rhodri mawr. But according to the expanded "Hanesyn Hen" tract she was the mother of Merfyn Frych and therefore wife of [GWY1261] Gwriad.

Bartrum (1993) states "although both versions are chronologically possible, the latter version which makes Esyllt the wife of Merfyn is preferable as, according to the "Annales Cambriae", Cynan Dindaethwy died in 816 while Merfyn died in 844, so that Cynan is more likely to have been the father-in-law of Merfyn rather than his grandfather".

GWYNEDD (3)

 

[LLYW251] Iorwerth hirflawdd [=tall and grey] (born c.770, ap [MADO251] Tegonwy, see POWYS KINGDOM (2)) married Arianwen (ferch Brychan) and was known as Iorwerth of the long struggle.

[LLYW262] Idnerth (born c.800, ab Iorwerth), see GWYNEDD (8) below for further details.

[POW7251] Caenawg Gawr [Caenawc mawr] (ab Iorwerth hirflawdd), see POWYS (7) for further details.

[LLYW261] Cynog mawr [=the great] (born c.800, ab Iorwerth hirflawdd).

[LLYW281] Bledrus (born c.830, ap Cynog).

[LLYW291] Bleddyn (born c.870, ap Bledrus).

[LLYW301] Ednywain (born c.900, ap Bleddyn).

[LLYW311] Gollwyn (born c.930, ab Ednywain).

[LLYW321] Gwyn (born c.970, ap Gollwyn ab Ednywain).

[LLYW331] Caradog (born c.1000, ap Gwyn) married [MADO332] --- (a daughter of Gwerystan, see POWYS KINGDOM (2)), and was probably slain (together with his son Trahaearn) at the Battle of Mynydd Carn (1081). 

[LLYW341] Trahaearn (ap Caradog, of Arwystl in southern Powys) married [GWYZ349] Nest (ferch Gruffydd, see GWYNEDD KINGDOM (2)), and was King of Gwynedd (1075-81). He defeated Rhys (ab Owain), King of Deheubarth, at the Battle of Goodwick (1078), but was himself slain (together with probably his father) at the Battle of Mynydd Carn (1081). Afterwards Nest married [SAY2401] Osbern FitzRichard (see SAY BY ADOPTION).

[LLYW351] Llywarch (ap Trahaearn) married [GWY8352] Dyddgu (ferch Iorwerth, see GWYNEDD (8)) and was living 1124.

[LLYW362] Gwladys (ferch Llywarch) married [GWYN369] Owain (ap Gruffydd, see GWYNEDD KINGDOM (1)).

GWYNEDD (6)

[GWY6231] Madog Madogion (born c.640).

[GWY6241] Dwyfnerth (born c.680, ap Madog Madogion).

[GWY6251] Tegog (born c.720, ap Dwyfnerth).

[GWY6261] Dwywg Lyth (born c.760, ap Tegog).

[GWY6271] Gwrysnad (born c.800, ap Dwywg Lyth).

[GWY6281] Elgudy (born c.845, ap Gwrysnad).

[GWY6291] Cynddelw Gam (born c.890, ab Elgudy).

[GWY6301] Cynwrig (ap Cynddelw Gam).

[GWEI331] Gweirydd (ap Cynwrig), see Gweirydd ap Cynwrig for further details.

[GWYP311] Pyll (born c.945, ap Cynwrig), (see below for his descent).

[GWY6312] Marchan (born c.960, ap Cynwrig).

[GWY6322] Rhys (born c.990, ap Marchan).

[GWY6333] Gwenllian (ferch Rhys) married [POW4331] Morien (ap Morgeneu, see POWYS (8)).

PYLL AP CYNWRIG

[GWYP311] Pyll (born c.945, ap [GWY6301] Cynwrig, see above).

[GWYP321] Gwair (ap Pyll).

[GWYP332] Afandreg (ferch Gwair ap Pyll ap Cynwrig ap Cynddelw Gam) married [GWYN331] King Iago (ab Idwal ap Meurig, see GWYNEDD KINGDOM (1)).

GWYNEDD (8)

[LLYW262] Idnerth (born c.800, ab [LLYW251] Iorwerth hirflawdd, see GWYNEDD (3) above).

[GWY8271] Cadwr Wenwyn or Gwenwynwyn (born c.830, ab Idnerth).

[GWY8282] Mereddon ([alleged] ferch Cadwr Gwenwynwyn) married [GWYN301] King Idwal foel (ab Anarawd, see GWYNEDD KINGDOM (1)).

[GWY8281] Cadwr (ap Cadwr Wenwyn).

[GWY8291] Seferws (born c.900, ap Cadwr ap Cadwr Wenwyn, of Builth) married [GLWY292] Lleucu (ferch Morgan mawr, see GLYWYSING & MORGANNWG KINGDOMS).

[GWY8301] Ifor (born c.925, ap Seferws) married [MERF312] Isabel (ferch Tryffin, see MERFYN).

[GWY8311] Cuhelyn (born c.950, ab Ifor) married [POW6312] Gwen (ferch Gronwy ap Tudur Trefor, see POWYS (6)).

[GWY8321] Elystan glodrydd [=the renowned] (born c.975, ap Cuhelyn), Lord of Twixt Wye & Severn, married [OWAI343] Gwenllian (ferch Einion, see SEISYLLWG (2)).

[GWY8331] Cadwgon (ab Elystan) had 3 mistresses 1. Angharad (ferch Llawr); then 2. Jane (ferch Brochwel); then 3. [GLYW322] Efa (ferch Gwrgan ab Ithel, see GLYWYSING & MORGANNWG KINGDOMS). He became Lord of Radnor, Ceri, Maelienydd & Elfael, and lost Hereford and Gloucester to the Normans.

[GWY8342] Iorwerth (ap Cadwgon & Efa).

[GWY8352] Dyddgu (ferch Iorwerth) married [LLYW351] Llywarch (ap Trahaearn, see GWYNEDD (3) above).

GWYNEDD (9)

[GWY9301] Tudwal gloff [=lame] (born c.840, ap [GWYN289] Rhodri mawr, by his 2nd (unnamed) wife, see GWYNEDD KINGDOM (1)). Tudwal was of Uchelogoed Gwynedd.

[GWY9311] Alser (born c.870, ap Tudwal).

[GWY9321] Aelan (born c.900, ab Alser).

[GWY9331] Einudd (ab Aelan).

[GWY9341] Tudwal (ab Einudd).

[GWY9351] Dinawal (ap Tudwal).

[GWY9361] Bran (ap Dinawal).

[GWY9371] Llywarch (ap Bran, of Menai) married [OWAI383] Rhael (ferch Gronwy, see SEISYLLWG (2)).

[GWY9382] Tangwystl (born c.1180, ferch Llywarch) married [HOWL371] Llywarch Goch (ab Iorwerth, see HOWLBWRCH).