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Tewdwr "Mawr" ap Cadell
Rhiwallon ap Cynfyn of Powys
Rhys ap Tewdwr Mawr Prince of South Wales
Gwladus verch Rhiwallon
(Abt 1052-)
Gruffydd ap Rhys Price of Deheubarth
(Abt 1090-1137)


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Gwenllian verch Gruffydd

Gruffydd ap Rhys Price of Deheubarth

  • Born: Abt 1090, Dynevor Castle, Llandilo, Carmarthenshire, Wales
  • Marriage: Gwenllian verch Gruffydd 1092,1012
  • Died: 1137, Deheubarth, Wales about age 47 1092,1012

bullet  General Notes:

~ A History of Wales, Vol. II, p. 767, The Genealogical Table #2, The Line of Deheubarth, Gruffydd, son of Rhys ap Tewdwr and Gwladus, daughter of Rhiwallon ap Cynfyn, married Gwenllian, daughter of Gruffydd ap Cynan. They were the parents of Rhys who married Gwenllian, daughter of Madog ap Maredudd. 1092

bullet  Noted events in his life were:

• Web Reference: Welsh Biography Online, Gruffydd ap Rhys. 1012
Prince of Dehebarth, son of Rhys ap Tewdwr and Gwladus, daughter of Rhiwallon ap Cynfyn. He married Gwenllian, daughter of Gruffudd ap Cynan, and they were the parents of Maredudd and Rhys, his son. His other sons, Anarawd and Cadel were children of an ealier union.

• Web Reference: Charles Cawley's Medieval Lands, Gruffudd ap Rhys. 1013
Gruffudd ap Rhys was the son of Rhys ap Tewdr King of Deheubarth & his wife Gwladus. Gruffudd ap Rhys married Gwenllian of Gwynedd, daughter of Gruffydd ap Cynan King of Gwynedd and his wife Angharad of Deheubarth. He suceeded his fahter as King of Deheubarth in 1135 & was murdered in 1137.

The 13th century History of Gruffydd ap Cynan names "Gwenlliant and Margaret and Rhannillt and Susanna and Annest" as the daughters of Gruffydd ap Cynan by his wife [The History of Gruffyd ap Cynan, 8]. The Gwentian Chronicle names "Gwenllian daughter of Grufudd son of Cynan" as the mother of "Rhys" son of "Grufudd son of Rhys" [Gwentian Chronicle, p. 113]. Gwenllian's parentage and marriage are confirmed by the Chronicle of the Princes of Wales which names "Rhys son of Gruffudd" and "his uncle Owain Gwynedd" in 1155 [Brut y Tywysogion (Williams), p. 185].

Gruffydd married Gwenllian verch Gruffydd, daughter of Gruffydd ap Cynan Prince of North Wales King of Gwynedd and Angharad verch Owain 1092.,1012 (Gwenllian verch Gruffydd was born about 1086 in Caernarvonshire, Wales and died in 1136 in Maes Gwenllian, outside walls of Kidwelly, Wales 1012.)


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