'Wales50'Index links to: Lead / Letter
Families covered: Families of Berw, Bodowyr, Maesoglan & Porthamel
[Much of this page was previously within Wales48. It was moved here when we realised that we had previously (erroneously) followed the mistake on Griffith (p390) where Iorwerth ap Cadwgan ap Llowarch ap Bran was confused with Iorwerth ap Llowarch ap Bran. We may redo some of these pages when we have completed our first coverage of Griffith's Pedigrees as this page is now numbered behind Wales49 even though Wales49 covers descendants of people covered below.]

Iorwerth of Porthamel ap Llowarch ap Bran, of Porthamel
m. Gwenllian (dau of Howell ap Evan ap Ednowain ap Trahaiarn ap Caradog, King of North Wales)
1. Meredydd of Maesoglan & Porthamel
  m. Angharad (dau of Howel ap Meredydd ap Bleddyn ap Cynfyn)
  A. Grono or Goronwy of Tyddyn Adda
  m. Alice or Adles (dau of Grono ap Ednyfed Vychan)
  i. Meredydd Ddu of Plas Newydd (a 1300)
  m. Catherine (dau of Osborn Fitzgerald of Ynysmaengwyn & Corygedol)
  a. Evan Wyddel (a 1350)
  m. Ales (dau of Philip ap Meredydd ap Philip ap Meredydd ap Ifor (Ivor ap Cadwgan ap Rhus), lord of Iscoed)
  (1) David (a 1400)
  m. Gwen (dau of Ifan ap Meredydd ap Ifor ap Meurig ap Ifor)
Griffith (p83) identifies Gwen as dau of Ifan ap Meredydd ap Ifor ap Meurig ap Ifor ap Meurig ap Tethwal. Griffith (p51) identifies her as dau of Ifor ap Meredydd ap Ifor ap Meyrick ap Ifor ap Tudwal.
  (A) Llewelyn of Bodowyr & Berw (a 1450)
  Griffith reports that some sources identify Llewelyn's wife as Eleanor, dau of Gwrgeneu Vychan (ap Gwrgeneu ap Iorwerth), but appears to give priority to identifying her as ...
  m. Mallt (dau of Ifan ap Dafydd ap Grono ap Gwrgeneu Vychan)
  (i) 'Sir' Rhys of Bodowyr (a 1475)
  m. Lleuki (dau of Dafydd ap Howel ap Owen ap Bleddyn ap Owen Grogontyn)
(a) Howel of Bodowyr
  m. Angharad (dau of Howel y Farf, of Treiorwerth)
  (ii) Howel of Berw
  (a) Ithel
  m. Gwenhwyfer (dau of Howel Vychan ap Ieuan ap Meredydd ap Howel ap Dafydd ap Gruffydd ap Cariadog ap Thomas ap Rhodri ap Owen Gwynedd)
((1)) Owen 'of Berw' (dsp?)
  m. Gwenhwyfer (dau of Meyrick ap Llewelyn, of Bodeon)
  ((2)) Elinor
  m. John Holland of Berw (a 1461)
  ((3)) Mallt
  m. Dafydd ap Evan, of Myfyrian
  (B) Hwlkin of Llyslew
  m. Nest (dau of Meredydd ap Cynwrig, of Porthamel) @@ below
  (i) Llewelyn of Byncelli
  (a) Gwenllian
  m. Howel ap Robin, of Penhesgin ucha
  (b) Gwenhwyfer
  m. Howel ap Iorwerth Vychan
  (c)+ other issue - Madog, Grono, Meredydd, Nest, Angharad
  (ii) Goronwy of Llyslew (dsp?, youngest son?)
  (iii) Angharad
  m. Gruffydd ap Howel, of Lligwy
(iv)+ other issue - Meredydd, Madog
  (2) Angharad
  m. Howel ap Cynfrig, of Llwydiarth
  b. Cynwrig
  The following comes from Griffith's Pedigrees (Porthamel & Plas, p12).
(1) Meredydd
  (A) Thomas
  (i) Meredydd 'of Porthamel'
  m. Eva (dau of Rhys ap Meredydd, relict of David ap Gwillim)
  (a) Richard 'of Porthamel'
  m. Agnes (dau of Henry Salesbury of Llanrhaiadr)
  ((1)) Elin, heiress of Porthamel
  m. William Bulkeley of Llangefni
  (b) Lowry
  m. Thomas Bold Hen
  (B) Nest probably of this generation
  m. Hwlkin of Llyslew @@ above
  (2) Nest probably of this generation
  m. Hwlkin Lloyd of Glynllifon
  c. Alice
  m. Sidan alias Ithel of Bers (son of Ednyfed Goch)
  d. Arddyn probably of this generation
  m. Howel (a 1352, son of Gwyn of Plas Coch)
  B. Gruffydd
  i. Tudur
  a. Howel of Coedan
  (1) Tudur
  (A) Rhys
  (i) Ieuan
  (a) Gruffydd
  ((1)) Ieuan
  ((A)) Rhys Wynn of Hendre Mur
  b. Iorwerth
  (1) Iorwerth Vychan
  (A) Howel
  (i) Annes
  m. Llewelyn ap Howel y Pedolau, of Bodedern
  (a) Rhys
  ii. Howel
  a. Tudur
(1) Rhys
  (A) Jenkin
  (i) Ifan
  (a) Lewis Gwyn
  ((1)) John Lewis Gwyn of Gelli Lydan
  C. Madog
  i. Dafydd
2. Adda of Bryncelli
3. Madog of Garregfawr
The following connection comes from Griffith's Pedigrees (Bodafon ucha alias Henblas, p86).
  A. Gruffydd
  i. Evan
  a. Howel
  (1) Robert
  (A) Jonet
  m. Gruffydd ap Dafydd ap John ap Hwlkin Lloyd

Main source(s): Griffith's Pedigrees ('Tribe of Llowarch ap Bran' (p390) & Maesoglan (p83) & Bodowyr (p51)) with input as reported above
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