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Hywel "Dda" ap Cadell Prince of Deheubarth
(Abt 887-948)
Elen verch Llywarch
(Abt 893-926)
Owain ap Hywel Dha King of South Wales
Einion ap Owain


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Einion ap Owain

  • Born: Deheubarth, Wales
  • Marriage: Unknown
  • Died: 984, Deheubarth, Wales 1092

bullet  General Notes:

~ Brut y Tywysogion, p.29, "982. And then, a year after that, Brecheiniog, and all the territory of Einon, son of Owain, were devasted by the Saxons, Alvryd being their leaders." "983. And then, the year next to that, Einon, son of Owain, was killed through treachery by the nobles of Gwent." 1095

bullet  Information about this person:

• Background Information. 926
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: Genealogy of Hywel Dda and the rulers of Deheubarth .

• Web Reference: Charles Cawley's Medieval Lands, Owain ap Hywel .
Charles Cawley adds an extra generation in between Einon ap Owain and Cadell, the father of Tewdr:

Owain ap Hywel
Einon ap Owain
Gronw ap Einon *
Edwin ap Gronw
Cadel ap Edwin
Tewdwr ap Cadell

Gronw ap Einon isn't included in the History of the Princes, the Lord Marchers, Vol. I, p. 65 who makes Cadell the son of Einion rather than his grandson. Grown is included in the Genealogical charts in the History of Wales, Vol. II, p. 767.

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