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Rhys ap Hywel (abt. 1200 - abt. 1328)

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Rhys "Rees" ap Hywel
Born about in Aberllynfi, Glasbury, Breconshire, Walesmap
Husband of — married [date unknown] [location unknown]
Died about in Walesmap
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Categories: Cymru 742-1535.

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Biography

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 "Gŵyr". The children listed by Bartrum[1] are:

  • 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
  • possibly Caradog (pencilled in on Bartrum charts[2])

He died about 22 MAY 1328[3][citation needed]

Sources

  1. Bartrum chart showing #children
  2. see Bleddyn ap Maenyrch 28 and Bleddyn ap Maenyrch 3
  3. Source: Ancestry Family Trees: Record for Catrin Verch Gruffudd Record for Rhys Ap Hywel Record for Dafydd Ap Rhys (Ancestry link)
  • FamilySearch AFN: 49TM-64S, citing the following sources: BIRTH-MARRIAGE:"A HISTORY OF THE COUNTY OF BRECKNOCK", by Theophilus Jones, pub. in London, England, in 1805. LDS FHC microfilm #0990114, p. 249. BIRTH:"WELSH GENEALOGIES AD300-1400," by Peter Clement Bartrum, published by The University of Wales Press, 1980. BIRTH-MARRIAGE:HARLEY 2289, microfilm from The British Library, London, England.
  • Carl Boyer, 3rd. Medieval Welsh Ancestors of Certain Americans. Santa Clarita, CA: n.p., 2004. [ ] , page 40</ref>
  • The Bartrum Project (digitization of "Welsh Genealogies AD 300- 1500" by Peter C. Bartrum)


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On April 18, 2016 at 16:48GMT Matthew Jivin wrote:

Birth and/or death dates seem to be incorrect. Currently he would have been 128 years old when he died.

On November 17, 2015 at 17:20GMT Liz Shifflett wrote:

Hywel-62 and Ap Hywel-46 appear to represent the same person because: both married to same woman. Please merge. Thanks!



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