Einion ap Owain
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Tewdwr "Mawr" ap Cadell


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Tewdwr "Mawr" ap Cadell

  • Born: Deheubarth, Wales
  • Marriage: Unknown
  • Died: Deheubarth, Wales

bullet  General Notes:

~ A History of Wales, Vol. II, p. 767, The Genealogical Table #2, The Line of Deheubarth, Tewdwr, son of Cadell and father of Rhydderch and Rhys ap Tewdwr. 1092

bullet  Noted events in his life were:

• Web Reference: Genealogy of Hywel Dda and the rulers of Deheubarth .

• Web Reference: Charles Cawley's Medieval Lands, Tewdr Mawr ap Cadell ap Edwin. Gerald of Wales´s Descriptio Kambriæ names "Rothericus magnus, qui Britannice Rotheri Maur dicebatur...tres filios...Mervinum, Anaraut et Cadelh", adding that Cadell, ruler of South Wales, acquired the whole of Wales after the death of his brothers, that "successores sui similiter usque ad Theodorum" [Tewdr], but that "descendientes...a Theodoro...Resus filius Theodori, Griphinus filius Resi, et Resus filius Griphini qui hodie praest" ruled in South Wales[Giraldi Cambrensis Opera, Vol. VI, Descriptio Kambriæ, Liber I, Cap. II, pp. 166-7].

• Background Information. 926
Einion ab Owain, the elcdest son of Owain ab Howel, was slain in the battle of Pen Coed Colwyn, in Gwent, in his father's life tiem, 983, and left three sons: Edwyn ab Einion; Tudor ab Einion, who was slain at the battle of Llangwm, in Dinmael, 933; and Cadell ab Einion. Cadel ab Einion had a son, Tudor ab Cadell, who married Nesta, daughter to the Earl of Devonshire, by whom he had issue of two sons, Tudor, ancestor of the sovereign Princes of South Wales and Goronwy, who became Prince of Tegeingl, in Gwynedd.

~History of the Princes, the Lords Marcher, and the Ancient Nobility of Powys Fadog, Vol. I, p. 65


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