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Nesta verch Rhys of (Deheubarth) Windsor

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Nesta verch Rhys of Windsor formerly Deheubarth
Born in Dynevor, Llandyfeisant, Carmarthenshire, Walesmap
Wife of — married [date unknown] [location unknown]
Died in Pembroke, Pembrokeshire, Walesmap
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Contents

Biography

Parents and Siblings

Rhys ap Tewdwr m. Gwladus vh Rhiwallon[1]

  1. Gruffudd m. Gwenllian vh Gruffudd ap Cynan
  2. Hywel
  3. Eva
  4. Arddyu
  5. Nest (Gwenllian Nést)[2] m. Gerald of Windsor[3]

Vitals

Nesta Verch Rhys,[4] Princess Of Deheubarth Nest[5]
Helen of Wales
Mistress of Henry I of England[6]
b. 1073 Dynevor Castle, Carmarthenshire, Wales[5]
d. 1136 Anglesey, Wales[5]

Sources

  1. Dwnn, Meyrick, Heraldic visitations of Wales and part of the Marches, between the years 1586 and 1613; ed. with notes by Samuel Rush Meyrick. p. 99, retrieved 2014-06-16, amb
  2. Dwnn, Meyrick, Heraldic visitations of Wales and part of the Marches, between the years 1586 and 1613; ed. with notes by Samuel Rush Meyrick. p. 99
  3. Lloyd, A History of Wales from the Earliest Times to the Edwardian Conquest, p. 767, Edition 2.
  4. S004386
  5. 5.0 5.1 5.2 S205
  6. yaledavid.FTW

Notes

  1. Tompsett, Brian (2001, March 25). Royal and Noble Genealogical Data
  2. Geer.ged on 25 September 2010.
  3. REFN: 76218369
  4. Known as the most beautiful woman in Wales. had many lovers.
  5. Christmas 1108: Owain ap Cadwgan of Cardigan visited Gerald and Nesta. That night, he attacked the castle and carried off and [raped] Nesta. This upset Henry I so much it started a war. N218 [yalehenry.FTW]

Contributors

Johanna Amnelin, Ted Williams, Alexis Connolly, Stephen Wilkinson, Chet Spencer, Jeffrey Davidson, Jeff Steele, Katherine Patterson, Carey Smith, Eleanor Clinton Hoague, Jim Walker, Patricia Short.







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