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Maredydd ap Bleddyn
Hunydd verch Einudd
Gwrgeno ap Hywel
Gruffydd ap Maredydd Lord of Cyfeiliog
(Abt 1101-Abt 1125)
Gwertyl verch Gwgenas
(Abt 1104-)
Owain Cyfeiliog ap Gruffydd
(Abt 1125-Abt 1197)


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Gwenllian verch Owain

Owain Cyfeiliog ap Gruffydd

  • Born: Abt 1125, Powys Castle, Welshpool, Montgomeryshire, Wales
  • Marriage: Gwenllian verch Owain 769
  • Died: Abt 1197, Strata Marcella, Montgomeryshire, Wales about age 72

bullet  Noted events in his life were:

• Web Reference: Charles Cawley's Medieval Lands.
Owain Cyfelliog ap Gruffydd, son of Gruffydd ap Maredudd Lord of Mawddy & his wife Gwerfyl of Caer ([1125]-1195). The Chronicle of the Princes of Wales records that "Madog son of Maredudd built the castle of Oswestry" in 1148 and "gave Cyveiliog to his nephews Owain and Meurug, the sons of Gruffudd son of Maredudd" [Brut y Tywysogion (Williams), p. 177]. Owain Cyfelliog ap Gruffydd was the Prince of Southern Powys 1160, until he abdicated. His first wife was Gwenllian of Gwynedd, the illegitimate daughter of Owain King of Gwynedd & his mistress.

• Web Reference: Owain Cyfeiliog from Wikipedia.
Owain ap Gruffydd (c. 1130-1197) was a prince of the southern part of Powys and a poet. He is usually known as Owain Cyfeiliog to distinguish him from other rulers named Owain. Owain was the son of Gruffydd ap Maredudd and nephew of Madog ap Maredudd, the last prince of the whole of Powys. Madog gave his nephew the cantref of Cyfeiliog to rule in 1147. On Madog's death in 1160 Owain became the ruler of most of southern Powys.

Owain married Gwenllian verch Owain, daughter of Owain ap Gruffydd King of Gwynedd, Prince of North Wales and Unknown.769 (Gwenllian verch Owain was born in Wales and died in Wales.)

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