Gruffydd ap Llywelyn Fawr

Gruffydd ap Llywelyn Fawr

Male 1207 - 1244  (37 years)    Has more than 100 ancestors and more than 100 descendants in this family tree.

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  • Name Gruffydd ap Llywelyn Fawr  [1, 2, 3
    Relationshipwith Francis Fox
    Born 1196-1207  Caernarvonshire, Wales Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Gender Male 
    Died 1 Mar 1243-1244  Tower of, London, Middlesex, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 5
    Person ID I41208  Geneagraphie
    Last Modified 19 Mar 2010 

    Father Prince Llywelyn Fawr ap Iorwerth, "The Great",   b. 1173, Caernarvonshire, Wales Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Apr 1240, Aberconwy, Arllechwedd Uchaf, Caernarvonshire, Wales Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 67 years) 
    Mother Tangwystl Goch ferch Llywarch Goch,   b. Abt 1168, Rhos, Denbighshire, Wales Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1201-1209  (Age ~ 41 years) 
    Married 1194-1198 
    Family ID F17575  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Ragnhild of Man,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Last Modified 28 Dec 2007 
    Family ID F17610  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Senena ferch Caradog,   b. 1201,   d. Dec 1262, Gwynedd Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 61 years) 
    Married Abt 1218  [2, 3, 6, 7
    Children 
     1. Prince Llywelyn ap Gruffydd, "The Last",   d. 11 Dec 1282
     2. Daffyd ap Gruffydd,   d. 1283
     3. Catherine ferch Gruffydd,   b. Abt 1233, Gwynedd, Caernarvonshire, Wales Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     4. Gwladus ferch Gruffydd,   b. 1221,   d. Yes, date unknown
     5. Rhodri ap Llywelyn,   d. Abt 1315
    Last Modified 19 Mar 2010 
    Family ID F17611  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Lord Lleyn
      Sep 1240 Captured by his 1/2 brother Dafydd at a supposed peace parlay at Cricieth Castle
      Aug 1241Transferred with his son Owain to Henry III who confined him in the Tower.
      Held hostage for his father's good faith by King John. Implaccable hatred of the English endangered Welsh sovereignity.
      Jul 1221 Rebelled aft his father chose his younger half brother Dafydd as sole heir.
      After Jul 1221At proposed battle site of Craig Aderyn, refused to fight his father.
      Nov 1238 Refused to swear fealty to Dafydd. Senena's pact w/ Henry III called for him to be freed.
      Aug 1241 Henry rescinded as a boon to Dafydd. Body transferred to Conway & buried next to his father.
    • (Medical):in a fall climbing out of his chamber in the Tower of London.

  • Sources 
    1. [S14] University of Hull Royal Database (England), Brian Tompsett, (copyright 1994, 1995, 1996 , , Repository: WWW, University of Hull, Hull, UK HU6 7RX bct@tardis.ed.ac.uk).

    2. [S10] Ancestral Roots of Certain American Colonists Who Came to America bef 1760, Frederick Lewis Weis, (7th ed Genealogical Publishing, Baltimore 1992 , , Repository: J.H. Garner), line 260 (Reliability: 0).

    3. [S115] Royal Highness, Ancestry of the Royal Child, Moncreiffe, pp 10-11 (Reliability: 0).

    4. [S122] Here Be Dragons, Sharon Kay Penman, (Ballantine Books, New York 1985 , , Repository: Library of J.H. Garner).

    5. [S57] Falls the Shadow, Sharon Kay Penman, (Ballantine Books, New York, 1988 , , Repository: Library of J.H. Garner).

    6. [S57] Falls the Shadow, Sharon Kay Penman, (Ballantine Books, New York, 1988 , , Repository: Library of J.H. Garner), p 45 (Reliability: 0).

    7. [S25] Lineage & Ancestry of HRH Prince Charles, Prince of Wales, Gerald Paget, (Skilton, Edinburgh 1977 ,), Vol II p 476 (Reliability: 0).


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