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Thomas ap Gwilym was the son of Gwilym ap Jenkin ab Adam. He was "of, Perth-hir, Rockfield, Llangatwg Feibion Afel, Monmouthshire, Wales."
First, Thomas married Mawd Morley. She was the daughter of Sir John Morley, Lord of Raglan. She was "of, Llansanffraid, Llan-arth Fawr, Monmouthshire, Wales," where she is buried.
Second, he married a daughter of Watkin of Llanddewi Rhydderich ap Henry. Her name is not known. She was "of, Llanddewi Rhydderch, Llanofer Fawr, Monmouthshire, Wales."
He had 11 legitimate children:
- Sir William Thomas of Raglan was the son of Mawd.
- a daughter, who married Thomas ap Llywelyn Gunter, was the daughter of wife two.
Boyer does not assign these children to a mother, but the FamilySearch Welsh database assigns them all to Mawd:
- Philip of Llansanffraid
- Robert, rector of Llanfihangel Cwm Du and Llanwenarth
- Mawd, (possibly m. Gwilym of Tyle-glas ap Philip)
- Hywel Fychan
- Margred, m. William Wroth
- Tudful, m. Gwilym ap Hywel Hen
- Hywel y Bwlch
- Ieuan, m. Margred ferch Gwilym ap Jenkin Grant was an illegitimate son by an unknown mistress.
Lord of Perthyre Thomas ap William (1356-1438), Lord of Perthyre & Llansaintfraed manors, Gwent
He died in 1438. He is buried at Llansanffraid, Llan-arth Fawr, Monmouthshire, Wales Burial: Priory Church, Abergavenny, Monmouth, Eng.
- Carl Boyer, 3rd. Medieval Welsh Ancestors of Certain Americans. Santa Clarita, CA: n.p., 2004. [ ] , Page 167
- The Bartrum Project (digitization of "Welsh Genealogies AD 300- 1500" by Peter C. Bartrum)
- Wikipedia: William ap Thomas (his son, aka Sir William Herbert)
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On 8 Aug 2015 at 20:26 GMT Liz (Noland) Shifflett wrote:
Ap Gwyllym-1 and Ap Gwilym-16 appear to represent the same person because: These profiles are for the same person. Please merge. Thanks!
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