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Families covered: Games of Brecknockshire (Brecon), Games of Newton

Sir David Gam (d Agincourt 25.10.1415)
This was the David Gam who opposed Owain Glyndwr and is supposed to have saved the life of King Henry V at the battle of Agincourt. Wikipedia ('Sir David Gam') reports that 'Gam' comes from the Welsh word meaning lame or deformed (hence 'gammy leg'), confirms that Gwladys was David's daughter, and reports that some of his descendants "adopted the surname 'Games' to mark their connection to him".
m. Gwenllian (dau of Gwilym ap Howel y Grach)
1. Morgan
  m1. Tanglwst (dau of Meredith Llewelyn Gwalter Gwillym Llewelyn)
  A. Gwalker of Porthgwyn had issue
  B. Meredith had issue
  C. Ieuan (Jevan) or Edward
  m. Anne (dau of Gwllym Lloyd)
  i. Gwilym
  m. Margaret (dau of John Watkin Meredith Havard of Penkelley)
a.+ 2 daughters
  ii. Morgan
  m. Gwladis (dau of Morgan Bloet/Blewet by dau of William Burchill)
  a. John (Games) of Newton
  m1. Margaret (dau of Thomas Gwalter ap Jenkin Havard)
  (1) Gwladis
  m. Christopher Vaughan of Tretower (a 1548)
  (2) Joan
  m1. Meredith Watkin
m2. Philip John of Marchogtir
  m2. Margaret (dau of William Morgan of Arxton)
  (3) Edward Games 'of Newton', Sheriff of Brecon (d 1564)
  m. Elizabeth Vaughan (dau of Sir William Vaughan of Porthaml)
  (A) Sir John Games 'of Newton'
  m1. (sp) Elinor Gwyn (dau of Howel Gwyn)
  m2. Elizabeth (dau of Meredith Games)
  (i) Edward Games, Sheriff of Brecon (a 1623)
  m1. Mary (dau of William Griffith)
  (a) Elian
  m. William Griffiths (vicar of Llanspyddid)
  m2. Elinor Brand (dau of William Brand of Lincoln's Inn)
  (b)+ other issue including Jeremiah (dsp 1698)
p. Joan (dau of either William Bevan of Llanedy or David Wlliams of Myddfa)
  (c) Edward Games
  (ii) John Games
  m. Elizabeth Hoo (dau of Richard Hoo of Skerning)
  (a) Hoo Games, Sheriff of Brecon (d 1657)
  m. Blanch Kemeys (dau of brother of Sir Nicholas Kemeys of Cefnmable)
  ((1)) Elizabeth Games
  m. Thomas Walker of Oxfordshire (recorder of Brecon)
((2)) Blanch Games
  m. Daniel Williams of Penpoint
  ((3)) Florence Games
  m. Richard Lucy
  ((4))+ other issue - John (dsp 1675), Catharine (d unm)
  (iii) Mary or Elizabeth Games
  m. Charles Walcott
m3. Catharine Bradshaw of Presteigne
  (B) Edward Games of Tregaez
  m. Jennet (dau of John Walbeoffe)
  (i) Edward Games
  m. Gwenllian (dau of Jenkin ap Jeuan ddu of Glyn Nedd)
  (a) Roger Games
  m. ?? (dau of Howel John Powel of Maesmawr)
  (b) daughter
  m. Thomas ap Evan ap Thomas ap Evan of Llanffrynach
  (c) daughter
  m. John Watkin of Aelvanog
(ii) Joan Games
  m1. Howel Humphrey (son of Humphrey Caldecot of Battle)
  m2. Thomas Gwyn David of Blancrai (clerk)
  (C) Walter Games
  m. Alice Gunter (dau of Thomas Gunter)
  (D) Christopher Games
  m. Margaret (dau of Philip ap Thomas ap Hopkin Awbrey of Cantreff)
  (E) Roger Games
m. Alice (dau of Philip Havard of Brecon)
  (i) Philip Games
  (ii) Elizabeth Games
  m. Morgan Jenkins of Cwmcynwal
  (F)+ other issue - Thomas, Morgan
  (5) Meredith Games of Buckland
m1. Gwenllian (dau of Thomas Gwyn of Trecastle)
  m2. Jane (dau of Thomas Ychan)
  m3. ?? (dau of Rhys Morgan John)
  m4. Ellinor (dau of Rhys ap Owen)
  (5) Elizabeth
  m. William James
  (6) Joan (d 06.03.1617)
  m. James Parry of Poston
  b. Joan
  m. Morgan Thomas hir.
  iii. Agnes
  m. Jeuan Gwilym Fychan
  iv. Joice
  m. John Scudamore
  v. Cissil
m. Philp Vaughan of Tyleglas
  vi. Margaret
  m. Thomas Evan Madoc of Slwch
  vii. Anne
  m. John Havard tew.
  viii. Joan
  m1/2. Lewis Guntey
  This is possibly the Joan who (also) married ...
  m2/1. David (Vychan) ap David ap Gwillim
  D. Gwilym
  E. Maud
m. Owen Griffth ap Owen Gethin
  F. Alice
  m. Jenkin Stradling
  G. Gwenllian
m. Morgan Prees Gwillym
  m2. Margaret (dau of Llewelyn Gwilym Ketts Lloyd ap Adam)
  H. Thomas
  I. Llewelyn of Penfathrin
  m. Jennet (dau of Lewis ap Robert Raglan of Llyswyrny)
  J. Jeuan ancestor of Gwyn of Bodwigad
  K. David
2. Thomas
  A. David (priest)
3. Llen Vaughan possibly of this generation
  A. Jane
  m. Matthew Pryce of Newtown
4. Gwladys
  m1. Sir Roger Vaughan of Bredwardine (d Agincourt 1415)
  m2. Sir William ap Thomas or Herbert of Raglan Castle (d 1446)

Main source(s): 'History of Brecknockshire' by Theophilus Jones (vol 2 part 1 (1809), p166+)
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