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  • Owain Ap Cadwgan (c.1075 - 1116)
    Owain ap Cadwgan From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Owain ap Cadwgan (died 1116) was a prince of Powys in eastern Wales. He is best known for his abduction of Nest, wife of Gerald of Windsor. ...
  • Madog ap Maredudd (c.1091 - 1160)
    Madog ap Maredudd From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia - Madog ap Maredudd (died 1160) was the last Prince of the entire Kingdom of Powys and for a time held the Fitzalan Lordship of Oswestry. M...
  • Maredudd ou ap Bleddyn, Brenin of Powys (c.1047 - 1132)
    MAREDUDD ap Bleddyn, son of BLEDDYN ap Cynfyn King of Gwynedd and Powys & his third wife Haer of Gest (-1132). He succeeded his father in 1075 as MAREDUDD Prince of Powys. The Annales Cambriæ re...
  • Cadwgan Ap Bleddyn (1051 - 1111)
    CADWGAN ap Bleddyn (-1111). Prince of Powys. Lord of Nannau. He was ancestor of the family of Lloyd of Blaenglyn, see Burke's Landed Gentry. m (1098) GWENLLIAN of Gwynedd, illegitimate daughter of GRUF...
  • Iowerth Ap Goch (1053 - c.1107)
    Iorwerth ap Bleddyn (1053–1111) was a prince of Powys in eastern Wales Iorwerth was the son of Bleddyn ap Cynfyn who was king of both Powys and Gwynedd. When Bleddyn was killed in 1075, Powy...

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About the Kingdom of Powys :

  • The Kingdom of Powys was a Welsh successor state, petty kingdom and principality, that emerged during the Dark Ages following the Roman withdrawal from Britain. Based on the Romano-British tribal lands of the Ordovices in the west and the Cornovii in the east, its boundaries originally extended from the Cambrian Mountains in the west to include the modern West Midlands region of England in the east. The fertile river valleys of the Severn and Tern are found here, and this region is referred to in later Welsh literature as "the Paradise of Powys". The name is thought to derive from the Latin "pagus" meaning the country-side, also a cognate of 'pagan'. During the Roman Empire this region was organised into a Roman province, with the capital at Viroconium Cornoviorum (modern Wroxeter), the fourth largest Roman city in Britain.

For more historical information Kingdom of Powys

Kings of Powys

House of Gwerthrynion

House of Manaw

Mathrafal Princes of Powys

Powys Wenwynwyn and Powys Fadog


  • From 1160 Powys was split into two parts. The southern part was later called Powys Wenwynwyn after Gwenwynwyn ab Owain "Cyfeiliog" ap Madog, while the northern part was called Powys Fadog after Madog ap Gruffydd "Maelor" ap Madog

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