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Cadell ap Einion

  • Born: Deheubarth, Wales
  • Marriage: Unknown
  • Died: Deheubarth, Wales

bullet  General Notes:

~ A History of Wales, Vol. II, p. 767, The Genealogical Table #2, The Line of Deheubarth, Cadell, son of Einon, brother to Gronw, and father of Tewdwr. 1092

bullet  Noted events in his life were:

• Web Reference: Genealogy of Hywel Dda and the rulers of Deheubarth .

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Einion ab Owain, the elcdest son of Owain ab Howel, was slain in the battle of Pen Coed Colwyn, in Gwent, in his father's life tiem, 983, and left three sons: Edwyn ab Einion; Tudor ab Einion, who was slain at the battle of Llangwm, in Dinmael, 933; and Cadell ab Einion. Cadel ab Einion had a son, Tudor ab Cadell, who married Nesta, daughter to the Earl of Devonshire, by whom he had issue of two sons, Tudor, ancestor of the sovereign Princes of South Wales and Goronwy, who became Prince of Tegeingl, in Gwynedd.

~History of the Princes, the Lords Marcher, and the Ancient Nobility of Powys Fadog, Vol. I, p. 65

• Web Reference: Charles Cawley's Medieval Lands, Gerald of Wales. The Descriptio Kambriæ records the descent of the rulers of South Wales in reverse chronological order as follows: "...Theodorus filius Cadelh, Cadelh filius Eneæ [omitting Gronw and his son Edwin as shown above], Eneas filius Oenei, Oeneus filius Hoeli da, id est Hoeli boni, Hoelus filius Cadelh, Cadelh filius Roderici magni"[Giraldi Cambrensis Opera, Vol. VI, Descriptio Kambriæ, Liber I, Cap. III, p. 167].


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