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Iago ap Idwal

Also Known As: "Iago ab Idwal ab Elisedd King of Gwynedd"
Birthdate: (34)
Birthplace: Malltraeth, Isle Of Anglesey, UK
Death: Died in Aberffraw, Isle Of Anglesey, UK
Cause of death: Killed by his own men
Place of Burial: Aberffraw, Isle Of Anglesey, UK
Immediate Family:

Son of Idwal ab Elisedd
Husband of Afandreg verch Gwair
Father of Tangwystl verch Iago; Cynan ap Iago and Crisli verch Iago
Brother of Cynan ab Idwal

Occupation: King of Wales, Prince of Gwynedd.
Managed by: James Fred Patin, Jr.
Last Updated:

About Iago ap Idwal

Iago's grandfather is most probably Elisedd, not Meurig; a generation is missing from some of the genealogies.

Please see Darrell Wolcott; "Bartrum's Pedigrees of the Welsh Tribal Patriarchs" - #11 - Llywarch Howlbwrch, http://www.ancientwalesstudies.org/id179.html. (Steven Ferry, March 12, 2017.)

Please see Darrell Wolcott; The Royal Family of Gwynedd - History of Gruffudd ap Cynan/A New Perspective; http://www.ancientwalesstudies.org/id46.html. (Steven Ferry, March 28, 2017.)

Please see Darrell Wolcott: The Royal Family of Gwynedd - The Unofficial "History" of Gruffudd, Nephew of Iago; http://www.ancientwalesstudies.org/id74.html. (Steven Ferry, March 30, 2017.)

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Iago_ab_Idwal_ap_Meurig

Iago ab Idwal ap Meurig From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Iago ab Idwal ap Meurig (died 1039) was a Prince of Gwynedd.

On the death of Llywelyn ap Seisyll in 1023, the rule of Gwynedd returned to the ancient dynasty with the accession of Iago, who was a great-grandson of Idwal Foel.

Very little is known about the reign of Iago. He was killed by his own men in 1039 and replaced by Llywelyn ap Seisyll's son, Gruffydd ap Llywelyn. Iago's grandson Gruffydd ap Cynan later won the throne of Gwynedd, and because his father, Cynan ap Iago, was little known in Wales, Gruffydd was styled "grandson of Iago" rather than the usual "son of Cynan".

References John Edward Lloyd (1911). A history of Wales: from the earliest times to the Edwardian conquest. Longmans, Green & Co.


Please see Darrell Wolcott; "Bartrum's Pedigrees of the Welsh Tribal Patriarchs" - #11 - Llywarch Howlbwrch, http://www.ancientwalesstudies.org/id179.html. (Steven Ferry, March 12, 2017.)

Please see Darrell Wolcott; The Royal Family of Gwynedd - History of Gruffudd ap Cynan/A New Perspective; http://www.ancientwalesstudies.org/id46.html. (Steven Ferry, March 28, 2017.)

Please see Darrell Wolcott: The Royal Family of Gwynedd - The Unofficial "History" of Gruffudd, Nephew of Iago; http://www.ancientwalesstudies.org/id74.html. (Steven Ferry, March 30, 2017.)

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Iago ap Idwal's Timeline

1005
1005
Malltraeth, Isle Of Anglesey, UK
1023
1023
Age 18
1023
Age 18
1023
Age 18
1035
1035
Age 30
Gwynedd, Wales
1035
Age 30
Malltraeth, Isle Of Anglesey, UK
1039
1039
Age 34
1039
Age 34
Aberffraw, Isle Of Anglesey, UK
1913
November 11, 1913
Age 34
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