Caradoc Friechfras, King of Gwent

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Caradoc Freichfras ap Ynyr, Brenin Gwent, Lord of Hereford

Also Known As: "The Elder", "Caradog", "Ceredig", "Freichfras", "Vreichvras", "ap Ynyr", "Carodog", "Earl of Herefore", "Prince of Wye and Severn"
Birthplace: Wales
Death: Died in Broërec, Brittany, France
Immediate Family:

Son of Ynyr Honorius Brenin Gwent and Saint Madrun verch Vortigern
Husband of Tegaueurvron and Enynny ferch Cynfarch, of the Northern Britons
Father of Lluddoccaf ap Caradoc; St. Cawrdaf ap Caradog and Amaethlu Maethlu Ap Caradoc, Saint
Brother of Ithon ap Ynyr, Brenin Gwent; Tediwg . verch Ynyr, Saint; Ceidio . ap Ynyr, Saint; Tegeyrn ap Ynyr and Cynheidion . ap Ynyr, Saint
Half brother of St. Cedwyn . ap Gwron

Occupation: King of Gwent, Lord of Hereford, Knight of the Round Table?
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About Caradoc Friechfras, King of Gwent

Caradoc Freichfras ap Llyr o Gwynedd was born after 450.

He was lord of Gloucester in right of his father, was grandson of Brychan Brecheiniog, prince and lord of Brecknock. Supposedly, he was a contemporary with King Arthur, who lived about the year 400, one of the knights of his Round Table and lord keeper of "y Castell Dolorus" or the Dolorous Tower.

Caradog Vreichvras, or Cradoc Fraich Fras, means Cradoc "with the strong arm." He was also called Caradog Fawr. He also went by the name of Caradog "the Elder" (Fawr = the Elder).

See "My Lines"

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from Compiler: R. B. Stewart, Evans, GA

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See "Lewis Patriarchs of Early Virginia and Maryland," by Robert Lewis, and "The Welsh Lineage of John Lewis," by Grace Moses.

Link to excerpts:

See also Burkes Landed Gentry, under Prichard.

(April 23, 2016; Anne Brannen, curator)

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Caradoc Friechfras, King of Gwent's Timeline

Age 20
Carneddor, Man, Wales, UK
Age 50
Broërec, Brittany, France
Age 50
Herefordshire, England