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Gryffydd "Maelawr" ap Madog
Angharad verch Owain
Madog ap Gruffydd Maelawr Lord of Bromfield
Gryffydd "Maelawr" ap Madog Lord of Bromfield


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Emma de Audley

Gryffydd "Maelawr" ap Madog Lord of Bromfield

  • Born: 1200, Powys, Montgomeryshire, Wales
  • Marriage: Emma de Audley 1092
  • Died: 7 Dec 1269, Powys, Montgomeryshire, Wales at age 69 625
  • Buried: Valle Crucis Abbey 926

bullet  General Notes:

~George Ormerod's The History of County Palatine and City of Chester, Vol. II, p. 85, Gryffydd "Maelor" II ap Madoc is shown as father of Margery, wife of Sir John Arderne. 713

bullet  Information about this person:

• Background Information. 926
Gruffudd ab Madog, Prince of Powys Fadog, also styled Lord of Dinas Bran,succeeded his father to all the lordships that his father had in 1236. Price Gruffudd married an English landy, Emma, daughter of James, Lord Audley. After this marriage, Prince Gruffudd sided with Henry III against Prince Llywelyn ab Gruffudd, yet submitted to Prince Llywelyn later. He was obliged to confine himself to his castle of Dinas Bran where he died in 1270, and was buried in the church of Valle Crucis Abbey.

Gryffydd ap Madog and Emma had four sons: Madog Fychan; Llywelyn, Lord of Chirk & Nanheudwy, died without issue; Gruffudd, surnamed Y Barwn Gwyn or "the White Baron," who had the lordships of Glyndyfrdwy and Ial; and Owain, who was a learned scholar, "ysgolhaig urddasol," who died young and without issue.

~ History of the Princes, The Lords Marcher, and the Ancient Nobility of Powys Fadog, Vol. I, pp. 168, 171-172

Gryffydd married Emma de Audley, daughter of Henry de Audley and Bertred de Mainwaring.1092 (Emma de Audley was born in 1224 in Heleigh, Staffordshire, England and died after 10 Nov 1278 in England.)

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