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Margery verch Gruffydd

Welsh: Marared
Also Known As: "Margaret", "Margery", "Margared", "Margred verch Gruffudd", "Marred"
Birthplace: Powys, Montgomeryshire, Wales
Death: June 03, 1314 (52-53)
of Aldford, Cheshire, England
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Gruffudd Maelor II ap Madog, arglwydd Dinas Bran and Emma de Audley
Wife of Sir John Arderne, of Aldford
Mother of Maud Arderne; Sir John Arderne, Kt. and Agnes Wettenhall
Sister of Gruffydd Fychan ap Gruffydd, Lord Glyndwrdwy; Angharad verch Griffith; Madog II ap Gruffudd; Gwenllian Deg verch Gruffudd; Llewelyn ap Gruffudd and 2 others

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About Margery verch Gruffydd

See Peter Bartrum, (December 26, 2016; Anne Brannen, curator)

Margery ferch Griffin ap Madog

  • Margery ferch Griffin ap Madog, daughter of Gruffudd ap Madog, Lord of Bromfield, Dinas Bran and Emma de Audley, before 1299. Sir John de Arderne died in 1308.
  • Born: 1261, Powys, Montgomeryshire, Wales
  • Died: 3 Jun 1314, England/Wales at age 53


  1. to Sir John de Arderne of Aldford, Alderley, Alvanley, and Elford, knight, born 1266, died circ. 1308. He was the son & heir of Sir Peter de Arderne, Knight (d 1292) & Margery. from Omerod: "Soon after he was born, in a deed of 53 Henry III, his father granted to him and to his wife, Margaret dauther of Griffin ap Madog vel ab Madog, Lord of Bromfield, the manner of Congleton."

Source: Our Royal Titled Noble and Commoner Ancestors


  • Cicely Arderne
  • Agnes de Arderne born circa 1304 in Aldford, Cheshire, England & died on June 01, 1385 in Cheshire, England. Married Sir John Wettenhall, Kt., of Acton on 1 June 1330 in Cheshire, England.
  • Margery Arderne, d. a 1318
  • Sir John Arderne, d. c 1349
  • Peter Arderne, d. b 1359
  • Sir John Arderne,
  • Peter Arderne, of Over Alderley, daughters were Maud, wife of John Legh of Booths & Agnes, wife of Sir John de Wetenhale, junior and other daughters

Family Background

Margaret, wife of Sir John de Arderne was the daughter of Griffin, or Gruffydd ap Madog, the last Prince of Powys-Vadog, Lord of Bromfield and the Castle of Dinas Bran, near Llangollen. Her grandfather, Madog, was the founder of Valle Crucis Abbey, and his wife Emma, was the daughter of Henry Lord de Audley, the founder of Hilton Abbey. Three of her brothers died issueless, two being said to have perished when they were infants. Their alleged murders were bitterly revenged by the descendant of the third, Owen Glendower.

~Ormerod's Parentalia, p. 84

    • 713 George Ormerod, The History of the County Palatine and City of Chester, Second Edition, Revised and Enlarged by Thomas Helsby, Published in 1882, London, England, by George Routledge and Sons, Volumes I-III
    • 721. Carl Boyer,Medieval English Ancestors of Robert Abell, Published by Carl Boyer, California, 2001,
    • 863 Compiled by George Ormerod, Parentalia, Genealogical Memoirs, Not Published, found on Google Books.
  • page 170 The Magna Charta Sureties, 1215: The Barons Named in the Magna Charta, 1215 ... By Frederick Lewis Weis, William Ryland Beall
  • Reference: MyHeritage Family Trees - SmartCopy: Mar 17 2016, 5:59:52 UTC
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Margery verch Gruffydd's Timeline

Bromfield, Somerset, England, Great Britain
Powys, Montgomeryshire, Wales
Aldford, Cheshire, England
Probably Aldford and Alvanley, Cheshire, England
Aldford, Cheshire, England
June 3, 1314
Age 53
of Aldford, Cheshire, England
Also Of Griffithstown, Monmouthshire, (Wales), England
Also Of Griffithstown, Monmouthshire, (Wales), England