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Rhys "Fychan" ap Gruffydd Prince of Wales
(Abt 1127-1197)
Gwenllian verch Madog
(Abt 1135-)
Richard de Clare Earl of Hertford
(Abt 1153-1217)
Amice of Gloucester
Rhys "Gryg" ap Rhys Lord of Ystrad Tywi & Dynevor
(Abt 1150-1234)
Maud de Clare
(Abt 1175-1213)
Rhys "Mechyll" ap Rhys Lord of Dynevor
(Abt 1150-1244)


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Rhys "Mechyll" ap Rhys Lord of Dynevor

  • Born: Abt 1150, Dynevor Castle, Llandilo, Carmarthenshire, Wales
  • Marriage: Matilda about 1200 in Brecon, Breconshire, Wales
  • Died: 1244, Wales about age 94

bullet  Noted events in his life were:

• Web Reference: Charles Cawley's Medieval Lands, Rhys Mechyll.
The Chronicle of the Princes of Wales records that "Rhys Mechyll son of Rhys the Hoarse, son of the lord Rhys" died in 1244 [Brut y Tywysogion (Williams), p. 331]. Rhys Mechyll married Matilda de Braouse, whose parentage is not known.

• Background Information. 141
Gilbert Talbot married Gwenthlian, daughter and eventual heir (in her issue) of Rhys Mechyll*, Lord of Dynevor.

*Rhys Mechyll was son and heir of Rhys Grig, younger son of Rhys ap Griffith, Prince of South Wales.

~Cokayne's The Complete Peerage, XII 608-609

Rhys married Matilda about 1200 in Brecon, Breconshire, Wales.


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