Anlach mac Cormaic UÍ ÉREMÓIN Chieftan of Irish Demetae
Marchell FERCH TEWDRIG of Garth Madrun
Dyfnwal "Hen" AP CYNWYD Chieftan in Alt Clut
Brychan AP ANLLACH of Brycheiniog
Mendog AP DYFNWAL of Strathclyde


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Elidyr "Lydanwyn" AP MEIRCHION


  • Born: Brycheiniog, Breconshire, Wales

  Research Notes:

Many if not most secondary sources show Gwawr having been born c. 467. Others round her date of birth to either c.470 or c.480. Given her son Llywarch Hen is generally considered to have been born in the 540s, Gwawr would have been between 60 and 70 years of age when she gave birth to him, which seems highly unlikely.

  Marriage Information:

Gwawr married Elidyr "Lydanwyn" AP MEIRCHION, son of Meirchion "Gul" AP GWRAST and Essylt FERCH CULWYNEDD. (Elidyr "Lydanwyn" AP MEIRCHION was born Est 520 in South Rheged, Wales and died in 590 in Powys, Montgomery, Wales.)


1 The Life of Saint Brychan: King of Brycheiniog and Family, by Brian Daniel Starr, p. 55 (Descendants of Gwawr verch Brychan Brycheiniog).

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