'Wales13'Index links to: Lead / Letter
Families covered: Lords (Princes) of Dyfed, Lord of Garthmael, Lords of Yale

Commoners reports "This family was established in the shire of Montgomery so early as the middle of the sixth century." The "first on record" was the following Meirig. Most of this top section is supported by (with some contradiction from) Griffith's Pedigrees (Cae'r Berllan, p363). We show the name given by Commoners and then (after "=") that given by Griffith.
Meirig = Meyrick, King of Dyfed
1. Sawl = Saul Felyn
  Griffith shows the undermentioned Seisyllt as son of Cynfyn Cynan Cynhysgwydd ap Saul Felyn ap Meyrick, thereby disagreeing with the next two generations shown by Commoners.
  A. Lynam
i. Llewelyn
  a. Sessyltt = Seisyllt
  (1) Lowarch = Llawrodd Dyfed
  (A) Collwyn, prince of Demeca or Dimetia = Collwyn
  (i) Gwyn, prince of Dyfed = Gwyn
  (a) Gwrgant =Gwrgan
  Griffith shows these generations the other war around with Ifor being father of Gwrgan. It is of course possible that Ifor was another son of Gwyn and that he was father of Ifor father of Llewelyn father of Gruffydd.
  ((1)) Ivor = Ifor
((A)) Llewellyn = Llewelyn
  ((i)) Cadwgan = Cadwgan
  ((a)) Aleth, lord or prince of Dyfed - continued below reported by Commoners
  m. Nest (Agnes) (dau of Llewellyn ap Gwrgant)
  ((ii)) Gruffydd reported by Griffith
  It is perhaps possible that Commoners had wrongly omitted Gruffydd, or that Griffith had wrongly inserted him, and that Cadwgan Fawr was brother of Aleth.
  ((a)) Cadwgan
  (((1))) Cadwgan Fawr
  (((A))) Madog



Aleth, lord or prince of Dyfed ("living in the eleventh centrury") - continued above
m. Nest (Agnes) (dau of Llewellyn ap Gwrgant, prince of Morganwg and Glamorgan)
1. Uchdryd, prince of Dyfed
  m. Genhwyfar (dau of Cadivor 'Vaur' (the Great), lord of Blaencych)
  A. Irweth, lord of Falgarth
  m. (1112) Ellen (dau of Uchdryd Edwyn, prince of Fegengl)
i. Georgenan
  m. Ales (dau of Gronwy ap Enion ap Llewarch Cynhaelthwy)
  a. Gwerfyl
  m1. Jeswerth (dau of John ap Cynric Vyehan ap Cynric ap Llawarch ap Keilin)
  (1) Owen Noel of Pencelli and Arwysth
  m2. Eva (dau of Sir Aron ap Rys ap Bledri)
  (2) Cynddelw
  m. Jane (dau of Gwrwared of Cemes)
  (A) Rivid
  m. Gwladys (Claudia) (dau of Rivid of Llwydiarth, son of Cyric Efel of Eylwseyl)
  (i) Celynyn of Llwydiarth (Lloydiarth)
  m. Gwenllian (dau of Meredith ap Rhydderch)



BLG1886 starts its article with the following: "The Walcots derive their descent from one of the ancient septs of Wales, and their surname from the marriage of an ancestor with the heiress of the knightly House of Walcot. They were seated at Walcot, Salop, from time immemorial ... the family is said to be of Saxon origin."
Llewellyn 'Aurdddochog' (with the Golden Chain), lord of Rale (sb Yale?), Denbighland
m. Efa (dau of Bleddyn ap Cynfyn, King of Powys)
1. Llewellyn Vychan, lord of Yale
  m. Anne (dau of Cadwgan, son of Elystan Glodrydd, Prince of fferlys)
  A. Rees of Yale
  m. Lleski (dau of Llewelyn ap Meilor Gryg, baron of Twgynon)
  i. Einon, lord of Yale
  m. Jane (dau of Einion ap Seissylt, lord of Mathafern)
a. Iorwerth
  m. Jane (dau of David Vychan of Bachelldere)
  (1) Trahairn or Traharen of Gorthmoc the first mentioned by Visitation
  m. Dyddo or Dyddgo (dau of Meredith ap Robert, lord of Cardewen)
  (A) Iorwerth or Jerworth, lord of Garthmael
  m. Jane Corbet (dau of Sir Peter Corbet)
  (i) Rees or Rhese
  m. Jane Pen (dau of Einion Pen or Penn of Morcheir)
  (a) David, lord of Garthmael (and/or Bethw)
  m. Jane Walcot (dau/heiress of Sir John Walcot)

Main source(s):
(1) For upper & middle sections (uploaded 05.11.06) : Commoners (vol iv, Lloyd of Dolobran) with support/contradiction for the upper section as reported above
(2) For lower section (uploaded 03.11.07) : BLG1886 (Walcot of Bitterley Court), Visitation (Shropshire, 1623, Walcot of Walcot)
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