William II DE BRAOSE 10th Lord of Abergavenny
(1112-Bef 1193)
Bertha DE GLOUCESTER Heiress of Brecon
Bernard IV DE SAINT-VALÉRY of Beckley & Horton
Maud (Matilda)
(Abt 1120-Abt 1151)
William III DE BRAOSE 11th Lord Abergavenny
Mathilde DE SAINT-VALÉRY Lady of la Haie
Reginald DE BRAOSE Lord of Brecon, 13th Baron Abergavenny
(Abt 1179-Bef 1228)


Family Links

1. Grace (Grecia) DE BRIWERE

2. Gwladus Dhu FERCH LLYWELYN Princess of Wales

Reginald DE BRAOSE Lord of Brecon, 13th Baron Abergavenny 1

  • Born: Abt 1179, Bramber, Sussex, England
  • Married (1): Abt 1195, 1st wife
  • Married (2): Abt 1215
  • Died: Bef 9 Jun 1228, Abergavenny, Monmouthshire, Wales
  • Buried: Priory Church, Brecon, Breconshire, Wales

   Another name for Reginald was Reynold DE BRIOUSE.

   Research Notes:

His parentage is confirmed by a charter dated 24 Jun 1217 under which King Henry III notified those on the lands of "William de Breouse in Ireland" that "Reginald de Breouse having come to his fealty, the king restores to him all the lands which belonged to his father ere".

The Annals of Dunstable record that “Reginaldus frater eius” succeeded on the death of “Ægidius Herefordensis episcopus” in 1216, with the help of “Leulini Regis Walliæ” whose daughter he married. Henry III King of England notified a land agreement between "Reginaldum de Braosa" and "Johannem de Braosa" dated 5 Nov 1226. 2

   Marriage Information:

Reginald married Grace (Grecia) DE BRIWERE, daughter of William DE BRIWERE Lord of Sumburne & Torre and Beatrice DE VAUX, about 1195 in 1st wife. (Grace (Grecia) DE BRIWERE was born about 1183 in Stoke, Devon, England and died before 1215.)

   Marriage Information:

Reginald also married Gwladus Dhu FERCH LLYWELYN Princess of Wales, daughter of Llywelyn 'Fawr' AP IORWERTH and Joan PLANTAGENET, about 1215. (Gwladus Dhu FERCH LLYWELYN Princess of Wales was born in 1205 in Gwynedd, Caernarvonshire, Wales and died in 1251 in Windsor, Berkshire, England.)


1 G. E Cokayne, (Sutton Publishing Ltd, 2000), p. I:22.

2 Foundation for Medieval Genealogy, http://fmg.ac/Projects/MedLands/ENGLISHNOBILITYMEDIEVAL3.htm#ReynoldBraosedied1227.

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