Matilda DE BRAOSE
- Married: 1189
- Died: 21 Dec 1209, Llanbadarn Fawr, Perfedd, Cardiganshire, Wales
Orthographic variation: DE BRIOUSE
Compiler's 25 x great-grandmother
Her parentage is confirmed by the which Annales Cambriæ name "Griffinus…" and "Willielmoque de Breusa socero suo". The Chronicle of the Princes of Wales records the death in 1209 "on the feast of St Thomas the Martyr...at Llanbadarn the Great" of “Mahalt de Bruse, the mother of the sons of Gruffudd son of Rhys” and her burial “with her husband at Strata Florida”. 1
Matilda married Gruffydd AP RHYS, King of Deheubarth, son of Rhys "Fychan" AP GRUFFUDD and Gwenllian FERCH MADOG, in 1189. (Gruffydd AP RHYS was born in 1153 in Dynevor Castle, Llandilo, Carmarthenshire, Wales and died on 25 Jul 1201 in Strata Florida, Caronuwchclawdd, Cardiganshire, Wales.)
Foundation for Medieval Genealogy, Medlands, Matilda Briouse.