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Iarddur ap Trahaiarn§W§
Iarddur is described in Griffith (p389) as "of Penhesgin Issa", in Griffith (p115) as "of Penrhyn, Lord of Llechwedd uchaf", and in Griffith (p136) as "Lord of Llechwedd uchaf". Griffith (p115) shows his sons in order Iorwerth then Madog then Tudur. Provisionally, we follow the order shown in Griffith (p389).
m. Angharad (dau/heir of Meredydd ap Maelgwyn, lord of Ceri)
1. Madog of Castellior (a c1200?)
  m. Eva (dau of Rhys ap Gruffydd ap Rhys ap Tewdwr Mawr, Prince of Wales)
A. Tudur
  m. Morfydd (dau of Rhys ap Meredydd ap Rhys, of South Wales)
  i. Rhys of Penhwnllys
  ii. Llewelyn
  a. Margaret
  iii. Dafydd of Coetmor
  m. Gwenhwyfer (dau of Gruffydd Maelor)
  a. Tudur
(1) Angharad
  m. Dafydd Vychan
  b. Howel
  (1) Madog
  (A) Iorwerth
  (i) Gruffydd
  (a) Howel
  ((1)) Rowland 'of Carreg-Ceiliog' (rector of Aberffraw)
((A)) Margaret, heiress of Carreg-ceiliog
  m. Meyrick ap Llewelyn, of Bodorgan
  c. Gruffydd of Coetmor
  The following comes from Grifith's Pedigrees (Coetmor, p277).
  m. Nest (dau of Iorwerth ap Llewelyn ap Gwilim ap Einion ap Rhirid Flaidd)
  (1) Howel
  m. Gwenhwyfer (dau of Gruffydd ap Adda Dwn ap Iorwerth ap Gruffydd)
(A) Madog
  m. Margaret (dau of Evan ap Einion ap Gruffydd, of Eifonydd)
  (i) Evan Vychan 'of Coetmor'
  m. Gwladys (probably not Marsli) (dau of Evan Lloyd ap Gruffydd ap Grono, of Bodsillin)
  (a) Robert Vychan
  m. Gwerfyl (dau of Ednyfed Vychan of Bryncyn or Brynllwyn)
  ((1)) Rhys Vychan (a temp Richard III who r. 1483-1485)
  m. Margaret Conwy (dau of John Conwy of Borrhyddan)
((A)) Piers Coetmor of Coetmor
  m. Alice (dau of Sir William Griffith of Penrhyn)
  ((B)) Edmund
  ((i)) Thomas Wynn
  (2) Eva
  m. (c1330) Gruffydd ap Heilyn, of Penrhyn & Cochwillan
  iv. Gruffydd
  a. Eva
Griffith (p389+46) show this as the Eva who m. Gruffydd ap Heilyn, of Penrhyn & Cochwillan. However, she is also shown a generation later in Griffith (p277), see just above, which seems to be supported by Griffith (p186) on her husband.
  v. Howel
  a. Dafydd Lloyd mentioned in Griffith (p46)
  b. Tudur Lloyd of Arienallt
  c. Ifan
  d. Rhys
  B. Dafydd possibly of this generation
  i. Tudur
  a. Gruffydd
  (1) Angharad
  m. Dafydd Lloyd (a 1350)
2. Iorwerth
  A. Cynwrig
  i. Howel
a. Llewelyn Ddu
  (1) Gruffydd
  m. Gwerfyl (dau/heir of Howel ap Iorwerth Vychan) named on Griffith (p115)
  (A) Llewelyn
  (i) Gruffydd
  (a) Rhys
  ((1)) Morfydd
  m. Rhys ap Dafydd ap Howel ap Ifan
  (B) Ednyfed
  m. Margaret (dau of Gruffydd ap Dafydd ap Gwrgeneu ap Iorwerth ap Lleision ap Morgan ap Caradog ap Iestyn ap Gwrgant, Prince of Glamorgan)
(i) Gruffydd of Penhesgin Issa
  m. ??, heiress of Ty Gwyn & Penhesgin
  Griffith (p389) shows Gruffydd as father of Rhys (father of William), Robert (father of Jane) and Annes (wife of Einion a[p Gruffydd). However, Griffith (pp53+70) both show Robert (father of Jane) as son rather than brother of Rhys whilst Griffith (p150), which follows the line of her husband, shows Annes as daughter of Robert. Provisionally, we follow those other pages over p389.
(a) Rhys (Prior of Bangor)
  ((1)) William Prees Wynn
  m. Elin (dau of Meredydd ap Robert Goch)
  ((2)) Robert
  ((A)) Jane
  m. Evan ap Einion
  ((B)) Annes possibly of this generation (see note above)
  m. Einion ap Gruffydd
  (ii) Ieuan
  m. Gwenllian (dau/heir of Llewelyn ap Iorwerth Vychan, of Myfyrian ucha)
  (iii) Gwerfyl probably of this generation
  m. Howel ap Dicws ap Ieuan ap Goronwy
  b. Goronwy of Penmaenmawr = Grono of Gorddinog
  (1) Gruffydd of Penmaenmawr
  m. Tangwystl (dau of Gwrgeneu ap Meuirg ap Gwilim ap Rhys Gadwynog ap Gwilim ap Rhys ap Edryd)
  B. Caradog
3. Tudur
A. Dafydd
  i. Gruffydd
  a. Madog
  (1) Howel Vychan
  (A) Madog Vychan
  (i) Gruffydd
  (a) Owen
  ((1)) John 'of Abergele'
  m. Ellin Coetmor
  ((A)) Prys Owen
  ((i)) Edward Owen of Garth y Medd, Abergele
  (b) Rhys of Ffynogion

Main source(s): Griffith's Pedigrees (Tribe of Iarddur, p389) with input as reported above
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