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Reynold (Braose) de Brewes (abt. 1171 - 1228)

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Sir Reynold "Lord of Abergavenny" de Brewes formerly Braose aka de Braose, de Breuse, de Brause
Born about in Bramber, Sussex, Englandmap
Husband of — married [date unknown] [location unknown]
Husband of — married (to ) in , , , Walesmap
Died in Brecon, Breconshire, Walesmap
Braose-12 created 1 Feb 2011 | Last modified | Last edit: 25 Jan 2017
18:44: Anonymous (Holland) Carroll edited the Biography for Reynold (Braose) de Brewes. (Adding D. Richardson, RA, source ) [Thank Anonymous for this]
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Titles of Reynold de Brewes: (Royal Ancestry)

Lord of Abergavenny, Brecon, Hay, Radnor, etc.

Father William de Brewes, Lord of Abergavenny, Brecon, & Ower Gwent, Seigneur de Briouze[1] b. c 1144, d. 9 Aug 1211

Mother Matilda (Maud) de St. Valerie[2] b. c 1138, d. 1210

Sir Reginald de Brewes, Baron of Kington, Lord of Abergavenny, Brecon, Hay, & Radnor married Grace de Briwere, daughter of Sir William de Briwere, Lord Horsley, Sheriff of Devon, Dorset, Oxfordshire, Buckinghamshire, Berkshire, Northamptonshire, Derbyshire, Cornwall, Sussex, Wiltshire, & Gloucestershire and Beatrice de Vaux; They had 1 son (Sir William).

Sir Reginald de Brewes, Baron of Kington, Lord of Abergavenny, Brecon, Hay, & Radnor was born circa 1171 at of Bramber, Sussex, England.

He married Gladys 'the Black', Princess of Wales, daughter of Llywelyn 'the Great', Prince of Gwynedd, Aberffraw, Lord Snowdon and Joan, Princess of England, in 1215; No issue.[3]

Sir Reginald de Brewes, Baron of Kington, Lord of Abergavenny, Brecon, Hay, & Radnor died circa 9 June 1228 at of Brecon, Breconshire, Wales; Buried in the Priory church of Brecon.[4]

Note. The Priory Church of Brecon is now known as Brecon Cathedral - formerly The Parish Church of St. John the Evangelist Brecon (Brecon Priory). It was founded on the site in 1093 as a Norman Benedictine priory church. Few parts of the original building remain in the present day - most of what is now visible was from the 13th and 14th centuries and has been virtually unchanged externally for the last 600 years. The Priory, as such, ceased to exist in 1538 in the Dissolution of the Monasteries, but the church continued to serve as the parish church for the people of Brecon. At present the Cathedral is set in a walled close, unique in Wales, and is regarded as one of the finest buildings.

Family 1

  • Grace de Briwere b. c 1186, d. b 1215


  • Mary de Brewes b. c 1200
  • John de Brewes b. c 1202
  • Sir William de Brewes, 6th Baron de Brewes, Lord Brecknock, Abergavenny b. c 1204, d. 2 May 1230
  • Loretta de Brewes b. c 1204
  • Mathilda Brewes b. c 1206

Family 2

  • Gladys 'the Black', Princess of Wales b. c 1200, d. 1251


  1. Douglas Richardson, Plantagenet Ancestry, p. 520.
  2. Douglas Richardson, Royal Ancestry, Vol. I, p. 554.
  3. Douglas Richardson, Royal Ancestry, Vol. V, p. 300
  4. Douglas Richardson, Plantagenet Ancestry: 2nd Edition, Vol. III, p. 425
  • Royal Ancestry Douglas Richardson 2013 Vol. I p. 555-556
  • "Royal Ancestry" Douglas Richardson 2013 Vol. IV. p. 164

Gwladus Ddu Of Wales, married (1st) in 1215 (as his 2nd wife) Reynold de Brewes (or Breuse, Brause, Braose), Knt. They had no issue.

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On 8 Jul 2015 at 13:27 GMT Tim Perry wrote:

Braose-160 and Braose-12 appear to represent the same person because: Dates, Parents, Offspring all concur

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On 7 Jul 2015 at 01:53 GMT Doug Lockwood wrote:

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