|Hywel AP DAFYDD, Lord of Nannau
(Est 1460-Abt 1540)
Hywel AP DAFYDD, Lord of Nannau 1
- Born: Est 1460, Nannau, Llanfachreth, Merioneth, Wales
- Married (1):
- Married (2):
- Died: Abt 1540
compiler's 14/15 x great grandfather
His name appears in a roll of accounts for Merionethshire ending at Michaelmas, 2 Henry VIII (1510), as surety for William ap Jenkin ap Iorweth, "farmer" of the mills of Llanvachreth and Llanegryn.
Hywel ap Dafydd inherited Nannau following his father’s death in 1494. Tudur Aled composed a poem to Hywel when he inherited the estate..., and Mathau Brwmffild composed an elegy for him when he died c.1540. 2
Hywel married Elen SALUSBURY, daughter of Robert SALUSBURY of Plas Isa and Gwenhwyfar FERCH RHYS.
Hywel also married Lowry, daughter of William AP GRUFFYDD AP IEUAN AP RHYS AP TEWDWR.
1 The History of The Princes, The Lords Marcher, and the Ancient Nobility of Powys Fadog and the ancient lords of Arwystli, Cedewen, and Meirionydd, by J. Y. W. Lloyd, of Clochfaen, Esq., M.A., K.S.G., London, 1885, Vol. IV., Lloyds of Blaen Glyn, p. 381, Vol. V, Nannau of Nannau, p. 56.
2 Guto's Wales: The life of a poet in fifteenth-century Wales. Dafydd ap Meurig Fychan.