Elen FERCH HYWEL 1
compiler's 16 x great grandmother
The wife of Dafydd ap Meurig Fychan was Elen daughter of Hywel ap Rhys of Rug in Edeirnion. Her grandfather, Rhys ap Dafydd of Rug, was a descendant of Owain Brogyntyn, lord of Edeirnion in the twelfth century. 2
Elen married Dafydd AP MEURIG, Lord of Nannau, son of Meurig Fychan AP HYWEL, Lord of Nannau, and Angharad FERCH DAFYDD. (Dafydd AP MEURIG was born Est 1430 in Nannau, Llanfachreth, Merioneth, Wales and died in 1494.)
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. V, Nannau of Nannau, p. 56.
2 Guto's Wales: The life of a poet in fifteenth-century Wales. Dafydd ap Meurig Fychan.