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Llewelyn Aurdorchog ap Coel

Also Known As: ""Eurdorchog" "The Excellent" "The Golden-Torqued"", "Eurdorchog Coel"
Birthdate:
Birthplace: Wales
Death: circa 1065 (51-68)
Wales
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Son of Coel ap Gweirydd and N.N. verch Seisyllt
Husband of Efa verch Cynfyn
Father of Llewelyn Fychan (Younger) ap Llewelyn Aurdorchog; Ednowain Aurdorchog ap Llewelyn Aurdorchog; Ithel Hen ap Llewelyn Aurdorchog and Rhys ap Llewelyn Aurdorchog
Brother of Ithel ap Coel, of Bryn

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About Llewelyn Aurdorchog (Golden-Torqued) ap Coel

Lord of Ial and Ystrad Alun

At 14, he went to serve in the court of Llewelyn ap Seisyll, and remained there after the death of the king (1023). He married Efa verch Cynfyn c 1033. Later, he became Gruffudd ap Llewelyn's penteleu, or battle leader, at which point he began to wear the gold torque of the battle leader; hence his nickname, "Aurdorchog." For this service, he was granted Ial, south of Ystrad Alun.

See Peter Bartrum, https://cadair.aber.ac.uk/dspace/bitstream/handle/2160/6516/TABLES%... (May 8, 2018; Anne Brannen, curator)

See Darrell Wolcott, "The Pedigree of Cynddelw Gam," http://www.ancientwalesstudies.org/id94.html for untangling and clarification of these lines. (January 16, 2016, Anne Brannen, curator)

Please see Darrell Wolcott: Pedigree of "Ednowain Bendew II"; http://www.ancientwalesstudies.org/id92.html, [#7] [#71] [#86] (Steven Ferry, November 6, 2017.)

Please see Darrell Wolcott: The Pedigree of Cynddelw Gam of Ystrad Alun; http://www.ancientwalesstudies.org/id94.html; [#9] (Steven Ferry, November 11, 2017.)

Please see Darrell Wolcott: The Royal Family of Powys - The First Meilyr Gryg of Gregynog; http://www.ancientwalesstudies.org/id73.html. (Steven Ferry, November 16, 2019.)

Please see Darrell Wolcott: The Royal Family of Gwynedd - Gwron, Son of Cunedda; http://www.ancientwalesstudies.org/id63.html. (Steven Ferry, November 25, 2019.)

Please see Darrell Wolcott: The Royal Family of Gwynedd - The Children of Gruffudd, Nephew of Iago; http://www.ancientwalesstudies.org/id80.html. (Steven Ferry, December 13, 2019.)

Please see Darrell Wolcott: The Royal Family of Gwynedd - Who was Maredudd ap Cynan?; http://www.ancientwalesstudies.org/id47.html. (Steven Ferry, December 17, 2019.)

Please see Darrell Wolcott: Pedigree of the Ancient Lords of Ial; http://www.ancientwalesstudies.org/id93.html. (Steven Ferry, April 6, 2020.)

Please see Darrell Wolcott: The Shropshire Walcot Family - Chart I: The Welsh Walcot Family; http://www.ancientwalesstudies.org/id100.html. (Steven Ferry, April 22, 2020.)

Please see Darrell Wolcott: The Shropshire Walcot Family - Chart II: Second Powys Dynasty; http://www.ancientwalesstudies.org/id99.html. (Steven Ferry, May 14, 2020.)

Please see Darrell Wolcott: The Shropshire Walcot Family - Chart V: The Buellt/Fferlys Dynasty; http://www.ancientwalesstudies.org/id96.html. (Steven Ferry, May 24, 2020.)

Please see Darrell Wolcott: The Retaking of Northeast Wales in the 10th Century; http://www.ancientwalesstudies.org/id60.html. (Steven Ferry, May 25, 2020.)

Please see Darrell Wolcott: Edwin of Tegeingl and His Family - Uchdryd ap Edwin - the Younger Son; http://www.ancientwalesstudies.org/id86.html. (Steven Ferry, June 11, 2020.)

Please see Darrell Wolcott: Ithel of Bryn in Powys; http://www.ancientwalesstudies.org/id43.html. (Steve Ferry, June 24, 2020.)

Please see Darrell Wolcott: "Meuter Fawr", Son of Hedd ap Alunog; http://www.ancientwalesstudies.org/id113.html. (Steven Ferry, July 4, 2020.)

Please see Darrell Wolcott: Cynfyn ap Gwerystan, the Interim King; http://www.ancientwalesstudies.org/id209.html. (Steven Ferry, July 21, 2020.)

Please see Darrell Wolcott: Owain Brogyntyn and His Family; http://www.ancientwalesstudies.org/id224.html. (Steven Ferry, July 28, 2020.)

Please see Darrell Wolcott: Eunydd Son of Gwenllian; http://www.ancientwalesstudies.org/id51.html. (Steven Ferry, August 1, 2020.)

Please see Darrell Wolcott: Trahaearn Goch of Lleyn; http://www.ancientwalesstudies.org/id119.html. (Steven Ferry, August 18, 2020)

Please see Darrel Wolcott: The Family of Trahaearn ap Caradog; http://www.ancientwalesstudies.org/id240.html. (Steven Ferry, August 29, 2020.)

Please see Darrell Wolcott: Ednowain ap Bradwen; http://www.ancientwalesstudies.org/id196.html. (Steven Ferry, September 2, 2020.)

Please see Darrell Wolcott: Three Men Called Iorwerth Goch "ap Maredudd"; http://www.ancientwalesstudies.org/id140.html. (Steven Ferry, September 6, 2020.)

Please see Darrell Wolcott: Einion ap Celynin of Llwydiarth; http://www.ancientwalesstudies.org/id138.html. (Steven Ferry, October 18, 2020.

Please see Darrell Wolcott: Dating & Identifying Unfamiliar Welsh Families; http://www.ancientwalesstudies.org/id250.html. (Steven Ferry, December 3, 2020.)

Please see Darrell Wolcott: "Bartrum's Pedigrees of the Welsh Tribal Patriarchs" - #25 - Ednywain ap Bradwen; http://www.ancientwalesstudies.org/id255.html. (Steven Ferry, March 15, 2021.)

Please see Darrell Wolcott: Bartrum's "Pedigrees of the Welsh Tribal Patriarchs" #29 - Llewelyn Aurdorchog; http://www.ancientwalesstudies.org/id259.html. (Steven Ferry, March 16, 2021.)

Please see Darrell Wolcott: Pedigree of Madog ap Idnerth; http://www.ancientwalesstudies.org/id267.html; [#40;85]. (Steven Ferry, June 16, 2021.)

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https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Llywelyn_Aurdorchog

Llywelyn Aurdorchog (Welsh: "of the Golden Torc"; Latin: Torquatus; c. 1005 – c. 1065) was a Welsh noble who served as the penteulu ("war-chief") of Gruffydd ap Llywelyn and was rewarded with the Lordship of Ial (English: "Yale") and Ystrad Alud, two commotes in northeast Powys. His arms were azure, a lion rampant guardant or.[1]

Llywelyn traced his ancestry to Sandde, a different son of Llywarch Hen from that claimed by the kings of Gwynedd and Deheubarth.[2][3]

His eldest son Llywelyn Fychan inherited his domain around the year AD 1065. His other sons were Iowerth, Idris, Dolfyn, and Ednywain.[4] His daughter Agnes wed Uchdryd ap Edwin Tegeingl, who was lord of Cyfeiliog and Meirion.[1]

References

  1. Yorke, Philip & al. The royal tribes of Wales. Accessed 4 Feb 2013.
  2. Specifically, he claimed to be the son of Coel, son of Gweirydd, son of Cynwrig, son of Cynddelw Gam, son of Elgudy, son of Gwrysnadd, son of Dwywg Lythyr, son of Tegog, son of Dwyfnerth, son of Madog, son of Madog Gwyn, son of Mechydd, son of Sandde.
  3. Wolcott, Darrell. Ancient Welsh Studies. Pedigree of the ancient Lords of Ial". Accessed 4 Feb 2013.
  4. Pughe, Wm. Owen. The Cambridge Biography. E. Williams, 1803. Accessed 4 Feb 2013.