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Rhys ap Gruffydd King of Deheubarth
(Abt 1132-1197)
Gwenllian verch Madog
Thomas ap Gwgon
Rhys Gryg ap Yr Arglwydd Rhys
Ellyw verch Thomas
Rhys ap Rhys Gryg


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1. Matilda de Braose

Rhys ap Rhys Gryg

  • Marriage (1): Matilda de Braose 1
  • Died: 1244 1

   Another name for Rhys was Rhys Mechyll ap Rhys.1

  General Notes:

RHYS Mechyll (-1244). The Chronicle of the Princes of Wales records that "Rhys the Hoarse was captured at Llanarthneu by his son Rhys the little, and for the castle of Llanymddyvri was liberated" in 1227. If this event is correctly dated, Rhys must have been too old to have born from his fatherīs marriage to Matilda de Clare. Lord of Dinefwr. The Chronicle of the Princes of Wales records that "Rhys Mechyll son of Rhys the Hoarse, son of the lord Rhys" died in 1244.

m MATILDA de Briouse, daughter of ---.

Rhys & his wife had four children: Rhys, Gwenllian, Margaret and Dughrica. 1

Rhys married Matilda de Braose.1


1 Charles Cawley, <i>Medieval Lands</i>.

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