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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Nesta Verch Rhys,[1] Princess Of Deheubarth Nest[2]
Helen of Wales
Mistress of Henry I of England[3]
b. 1073 Dynevor Castle, Carmarthenshire, Wales[2]
d. 1136 Anglesey, Wales[2]


  1. S004386
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 S205
  3. yaledavid.FTW


  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]


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