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Ednyfed Fychan ap Cynwrig

Birthdate:
Birthplace: Dules, Denbighshire, Wales
Death: Died in Of Tregarnedd, Wales
Place of Burial: Llandrillo yn Rhos Church, Llandrillo-yn-Rhos, North Wales
Immediate Family:

Son of Cynwrig ap Iorwerth and Angharad verch Hwfa
Husband of Gwladus verch Aldud; Efa ferch Llywarch of Cwmmwd; Adles ferch Richard; Gwenllian verch Rhys and Tangwystsl Goch verch Llywarch
Father of Gwenllian Verch verch Ednyfed; Gwenllian verch Ednyfed Fychan; Tudur ap Ednyfed Fychan; Cynwrig ap Ednyfed Fychan; Gruffudd ap Ednyfed Fychan and 8 others
Brother of Lord Einion of Brynffenigl

Occupation: Councilor & General of Prince Llewelyn ap Iorwerth, Seneschal of the Kingdom of Gwynedd, Krigeth in Efinoydd, Chief Counsellor, Chief Justice, Prince of North Wales
Managed by: Steve Poland
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About Ednyfed Fychan ap Cynwrig

  • Ednyfed "Fychan" ap Cynwrig

Denbighshire, Wales

father:

  • Cynwrig ap Rhiwallon

born Denbighshire,Wales

mother:

  • Annes verch Idnerth

born Maesbrook, Kinnerley, Shropshire,England

siblings:

  • Jane verch Cynwrig born about 1118 Denbighshire,Wales
  • Nynnio ap Cynwrig born Denbighshire, Wales

spouse:

  • Gwladus verch Aldud

Tegeingl ctf, Flintshire, Wales

children:

  • Gwenllian verch Ednyfed

born about 1172 Is Dulas, Denbighshire, Wales

spouse (2nd):

  • Gwenllian verch Rhys

born about 1158 Carmarthenshire, Wales

died 1236

children (from 2nd marriage):

  • Gruffudd ap Ednyfed born about 1186 Henglawdd, Cilcen, Denbighshire, Wales
  • Gronwy ap Ednyfed born about 1195 Trecastell, Llangoed, Anglesey, Wales

biographical and/or anecdotal:

notes or source:

LDS

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A distinguished general and able Minister of Prince Llywelyn "Magnus", comtemporary 13th century. Seneschal to Llywelyn ab Iorwerth, about 1215. Witness to the Peace of Worcester, 1218. Witness to the Agreement with the Earl of Chester, 1222. His name appears frequently until his death, as ministering to Llywelyn ap Dafydd. His name appears as one of the arbitrators in a convention between Henry III and Dafydd ap Llywelyn, dated at Gloucester 24 Henry III. In letters of patent of Henry III dated at Shewsbury 17 Dec 1232 he is styled "Idnevet Seneschallo ipsius Lewelini". Baron of Bryn Ffanigl. Lord of Lansadwrn. On one occasion, Ednyfed Fychan was sent by his prince in command of the Welsh armies to defend the frontiers against the English, under the command of Ranulph, Earl of Chester, whom he defeated, and slew; also three of the chief commanders and a host of the common soldiers. The rest having been put to flight, he returned in triumph, and displaying the three heads; he was commanded by the prince, in additon to many gifts, as afurther reward, to bear in future for his arms.

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Ednyfed Fychan ap Cynwrig's Timeline

1170
1170
Tregarnedd, Llangevni, Anglesey, Wales
1170
Dules, Denbighshire, Wales
1172
1172
Age 2
Tregarnedd, Llangevni, Anglesey, Wales
1174
1174
Age 4
Tregarnedd, Llangevni, Anglesey, Wales
1174
Age 4
1176
1176
Age 6
Tregarnedd, Llangevni, Anglesey, Wales
1178
1178
Age 8
Tregarnedd, Llangevni, Anglesey, Wales
1180
1180
Age 10
Is Dulas, Denbighshire, Wales
1180
Age 10
Tregarnedd, Llangevni, Anglesey, Wales
1187
1187
Age 17
Of Henglawdd, Denbigh, Wales