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Meirchion Gul (Gwrst) ap Gwrst (0438 - 0535)

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Meirchion Gul "The Lean" ap Gwrst formerly Gwrst
Born in South Regedmap
Ancestors ancestors
[sibling(s) unknown]
Husband of — married about in Rheged, Walesmap
Descendants descendants
Died in Reged, Walesmap
Profile last modified | Created 27 Jul 2011
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Categories: Rheged.


Contents

Biography

Name

  • Meirchion Gul [1]
  • Meirchion Gul Ap Gwrst[2]
  • Meirchion "Gul" the Lean, King of Rheged, Meirchion ap Gwrast[3]
  • Meirchion Gul ap Gwrst[4]
  • MEIRCHION GUL ap GWRAST 'KING OF RHEGED" ap Gwrst Ap Ceneu[5]

450 Birth

450, South Rheged, Wales[4]

Meirchion Gwrgust was born in 450 and passed away in 0530.[6]

Ancestry

Meirchion Gul appears in the Middle Welsh genealogical text Bonedd Gwŷr y Gogledd as the son of the equally obscure Gwrwst Lledlwm, a grandson of Coel Hen, and grandfather of renowned Urien Rheged. He is assumed, like Urien, to have ruled Rheged, including Catterick. [1]

Reign in Rheged

Meirchion Gul was probably a late 5th-century king of Rheged, a Brythonic realm in the area of sub-Roman known as the Hen Ogledd (in the North of England and Southern Scotland today). [1]

Next to nothing is known about Meirchion, although his epithet means the Lean. [1]

Marriage and Children

MEIRCHION GUL ap UNKNOWN and ESSYLT ferch Culwynedd married Abt 459, Rheged, Wales
Child: CYNFARCH OER ap Meirchion
Child: IDNO ap Meirchion
Child: VRYEN ap Meirchion
Child: CINMARC OER ap Meirchion
Child: KING ELIDYR LLYDANWYN ap Meirchion
Child: LIER MARINI ap Merchion

530 Death

530, Rheged, England[7]

Title

Prince of Rheged
King of Greater Rheged (about 490-535), England

Event

The Lean, abt 500, England

Issue

Meirchion Gul and Essylt ferch Culwynedd had children:

Named by Wikipedia

His two sons appear at the head of two later dynasties.

  1. CYNFARCH OER ap Meirchion Cynfarch Oer was Urien's father. [1]
  2. KING ELIDYR LLYDANWYN ap Meirchion Elidyr Lydanwyn (the Stout and Handsome), was the ruler of Rheged, according to the Gwynedd version of Hywel Dda's 'Welsh laws'. He was the father of Llywarch Hen. [1]

Not named by Wikipedia

  1. IDNO ap Meirchion
  2. VRYEN ap Meirchion
  3. CINMARC OER ap Meirchion
  4. LIER MARINI ap Merchion

Research Notes

Sources

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 1.5 Wikipedia Meirchion Gul Article based on Rachel Bromwich (gol.), Trioedd Ynys Prydein (Cardiff, 1961; republished 1991). Accessed 8/19/2018 jhd
  2. Ancestry Public Member Trees
  3. Ancestry Family Trees
  4. 4.0 4.1 Ancestry Public Member Trees. Database online. Records for Elidir ap Meirchion, Meirchion Gul ap Gwrst
  5. Ancestry Family Tree
  6. Entered by Katherine Wall, September 10, 2013.
  7. Source: S6 (Ancestry Public Member Trees): Database online. Record for Gwrwst Ledlwm ap Ceneu

See also:

  • Ancestry Family Trees (Family trees submitted by Ancestry members)[1, 2, 3, 4

Acknowledgements

  • WikiTree profile Gwrst-2 created through the import of davidson ftm file 2011-07-26.ged on Jul 26, 2011 by Jeffrey Davidson. See the Changes page for the details of edits by Jeffrey and others.
  • WikiTree profile Meirhaum-1 created through the import of Spencer Family Tree 4 2002.GED on Nov 28, 2011 by Chet Spencer. See the Changes page for the details of edits by Chet and others.
  • This person was created through the import of LJ Pellman Consolidated Family_2011-03-21.ged on 21 March 2011.
  • WikiTree profile Gwrst-1 created through the import of SRW 7th July 2011.ged on Jul 7, 2011 by Stephen Wilkinson. See the Changes page for the details of edits by Stephen and others.
  • WikiTree profile Ceneu-4 created through the import of davidson ftm file 2011-07-26.ged on Jul 26, 2011 by Jeffrey Davidson. See the Changes page for the details of edits by Jeffrey and others.
  • This person was created through the import of Holman Family Tree.ged on 06 March 2011.
  • This person was created through the import of Farmer Meanderings.ged on 31 January 2011.


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Collaboration

On 7 Jul 2018 at 19:49 GMT Natalie Grandon wrote:

Ap_Ceneu-1 and Gwrst-2 should be considered to match because: same Fathers and Grandfathers, however DOBs are off due to estimate of DOBs.

On 26 Apr 2014 at 15:04 GMT Jeff Davidson wrote:

Ap Ceneu-1 and Gwrst-2 do not represent the same person because: Do not appear to match

On 24 Apr 2014 at 13:32 GMT Michelle (Bairfield) Brooks wrote:

Ap Ceneu-1 and Gwrst-2 appear to represent the same person because: merge pending for father and child

On 19 Nov 2011 at 19:34 GMT Aran Stubbs wrote:

ap GWRGAST LLEDLWM. King.



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