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Rhys ap Hywel

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Rhys "Rees" ap Hywel
Born in Aberllynfi, Glasbury, Breconshire, Walesmap
Husband of — married [date unknown] [location unknown]
Died about [location unknown]
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Rhys ap Hywel was born in about 1200, in Glasbury, Breconshire, Wales, probably in Aberllynf. He was the son of Hywel ap Trahaearn ap Gwgon ap Bleddyn ap Maenyrch and his wife Gwenllian ferch Rhys ap Bledri Latimer ap Cydifor Fawr, and of the tribe of Bleddyn ap Maenyrch.

He married Catrin ferch Gruffudd "Gwyr", and they had four children:

  • Einion "Sais" ap Rhys, b. Abt 1230, of, Pen-pont, Llansbyddyd, Breconshire, Wales, d. Aft 1271 (Age ~ 42 years); m1. Unknown; m2. Lleucu ferch Hywel; m3. Gwenllian ferch Hywel
  • Dafydd ap Rhys, b. Abt 1230, of, Aberllynfi, Breconshire, Wales; m1. Gwenllian ferch Hywel "Felyn"; m2. Catrin ferch Hywel
  • Hywel "Morgannwg" ap Rhys, b. Abt 1230, of, Aberllynfi, Breconshire, Wales
  • Gruffudd ap Rhys, b. Abt 1270, of, Aberllynfi, Breconshire, Wales; m. had issue

He died about 22 MAY 1328[1][citation needed]


  1. Source: Ancestry Family Trees Record for Catrin Verch Gruffudd Record for Rhys Ap Hywel Record for Dafydd Ap Rhys
  • Carl Boyer, 3rd. Medieval Welsh Ancestors of Certain Americans. Santa Clarita, CA: n.p., 2004. [ ] , page 40</ref>
  • Profile added by Greg Rose, Tuesday, December 31, 2013.
  • This person was created through the import of David Rentschler Family Tree_2010-09-30.ged on 01 October 2010.

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