Y Cymmrodor Volume 10

Y Cymmrodor Volume 10

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1890 edition. Excerpt: ...were grandsons. King Grufludd died in 1137, and was buried in Bangor Cathedral after a reign of fifty-seven years. He was the last who used the title of King of Wales, the later Sovereigns using only that of Prince. About the same time died also G.ruffudd ab Rhys ab Tewdwr, Prince of South Wales, who had married Gwenllian, daughter of King Grufiudd ab Cynan, and by her left a son often called the Lord Rhys, she afterwards marrying Cadwgan ab Bleddyn ab Cynvyn. The Welsh History says that King Grufiudd had three sons, Prince Owain Gwynedd, .Cadwaladr and Cadwallon, and five daughters, Marret, Susannah, Ranullt, Agnes and Gwenllian; ' others, e.g., Harl. MS. 1977, give more. Of these, Marret or Mari-ed was wife of Howel ab Ieuan (or Ieuav) ab Trahaiarn ab Caradog, Susannah is stated to have been wife of Madog ab Meredydd, Prince of Powys," Rannllt of Idnerth ab Cadwgan ab Elystan Glodrydd, and Gwenllian, firstly of Gruffudd ab Rhys ab Tewdwr, and secondly of Cadwgan ab Bleddyn ab Cynvyn. Prince Cadwaladr married thrice, firstly, Dyddgu, daughter of Meredydd ab of Gwrgeneu ab Howel ab Ieuav ab Cadwgan ab Elystan Glodrydd; and thirdly, Alice, daughter of the Earl of Clare. By his second wife he had issue Cadwgan, who by Gwenllian, daughter of Prince Owain Cyveiliog, had issue Thomas and Tangwystl, wife of Moreiddig ab Sanddev Hardd. The eldest son, Prince Owain Gwynedd, who died in 1171, by his two alliances did much to reconnect the several divided interests; for he married, firstly, Gwladus, daughter of Llywarch ab Trahaiarn ab Caradog the usurper, and, secondly, Gwrstan, or Christian," daughter of Grono ab Owain ab Edwin of Tegeingl, his first cousin, for which he was excommunicated by St. Thomas a Becket, Archbishop of...show more

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  • Paperback | 86 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 5mm | 168g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 123693783X
  • 9781236937834