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Merfyn ap Rhodri Mawr

Also Known As: "Meurig", "Merfyn Manaw "King of Powys" Ap Rhodri Prince formerly Rhodri"
Birthdate:
Birthplace: Caer Selonet, Carnarvonshire, Wales (United Kingdom)
Death: 904 (40-50)
North Wales (Killed in battle against the English)
Immediate Family:

Son of Rhodri the Great, king of the Britons and Angharad verch Meurig, of South Wales, Queen of Ceredigion & Deheubarth
Husband of N.N.
Father of Triffyn ap Merfyn; N.N. ferch Merfyn and Llewelyn ap Merfyn
Brother of Anarawd ap Rhodri Mawr; N.N. verch Rhodri Mawr; Cadell ap Rhodri Mawr, King of Dyfed and Deheubarth; Nest verch Rhodri Mawr; Rhodri Fychan ap Rhodri Mawr and 4 others
Half brother of Tudwal Gloff ap Rhodri Mawr and Elise ap Rhodri Mawr

Occupation: Lord of Lleyn
Managed by: Private User
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About Merfyn ap Rhodri Mawr

See Peter Bartrum, https://cadair.aber.ac.uk/dspace/bitstream/handle/2160/6516/TABLES%... (May 27, 2018; Anne Brannen, curator)

See Peter Bartrum, https://cadair.aber.ac.uk/dspace/bitstream/handle/2160/6516/TABLES%... (May 27, 2018; Anne Brannen, curator)

Please see Darrell Wolcott: Bartrum's "Pedigrees of the Welsh Tribal Patriarchs" #22 Collwyn ap Tangno: http://www.ancientwalesstudies.org/id192.html. (Steven Ferry, September 29, 2019.)

Please see Darrell Wolcott: The Royal Family of Powys - Nest ferch Cadell ap Brochwel; http://www.ancientwalesstudies.org/id12.html. (Steven Ferry, October 13, 2019.)

Please see Darrell Wolcott: The Royal Family of Powys - Powys Succession after 823; http://www.ancientwalesstudies.org/id13.html. (Steven Ferry, October 15, 2019.)

Please see Darrell Wolcott: The Royal Family of Gwynedd - Ancient Lordship of Gower; http://www.ancientwalesstudies.org/id162.html.(Steven Ferry, January 18, 2020.)

Please see Darrell Wolcott: The Royal Family of Gwynedd - Wikipedia's Lame Biography of Rhodri Mawr; http://www.ancientwalesstudies.org/id165.html. (Steven Ferry, January 26, 2020.)

Please see Darrell Wolcott: Edwin of Tegeingl and His Family - Was Owain ap Edwin Really a Traitor; http://www.ancientwalesstudies.org/id87.html. (Steven Ferry, June 8, 2020.)

Please see Darrell Wolcott: The Men of Lleyn - How They Got There; http://www.ancientwalesstudies.org/id118.html. (Steven Ferry, August 17, 2020.)

Please see Darrell Wolcott: The Legendary Kingdom of Seisyllwg; http://www.ancientwalesstudies.org/id123.html. (Steven Ferry, September 11, 2020.)

Please see Darrell Wolcott; Harleian Ms 3859; http://www.ancientwalesstudies.org/id129.html. (Steven Ferry, March 10, 2021.)

Please see Darrell Wolcott: The Children of Rhodri Mawr; http://www.ancientwalesstudies.org/id264.html. (Steven Ferry, April 6, 2021.)

Please see Darrell Wolcott: Hyfaidd ap Bleddri versus Sons of Rhodri Mawr; http://www.ancientwalesstudies.org/id266.html. (Steven Ferry, May 5, 2021.)

Please see Darrell Wolcott: Ancestry of King Rhys ap Tewdwr of Deheubarth; http://www.ancientwalesstudies.org/id309.html (Steven Ferry, January 12, 2023.)

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Merfyn ap Rhodri   

Merfyn was born about 0859.1 Merfyn's father was Rhodri (Mawr, The Great) ap Merfyn and his mother was Angharad verch Meurig. His paternal grandparents were Merfyn (The Freckled) Frych ap Gwriad and Nest verch Cadell; his maternal grandparents were Meurig ap Dyfnwallon and <Unknown>. He had eight brothers and two sisters, named Anarawd, Cadell, Aeddan, Tudwal, Meurig, Rhodri, Gwriad, Gwyddelig, Nest and Angharad. He was the second oldest of the eleven children. He died in 0901.2

Children

 Llywelyn ap Merfyn

Llywelyn was born about 0880 in Llandeilo, Carmarthenshire, Wales.2

 Tryffin ap Merfyn

Tryffin was born about 0887.3

 Iarddur ap Merfyn

Iarddur was born about 0889.3

 Afandreg verch Merfyn

Afandreg was born about 0891.3



Merfyn ap Rhodri Mawr had the following children:

Llewelyn ap Mervyn Triffyn ap Mervyn Yarthyr ap Mervyn Avandreg

From: http://www.robertsewell.ca/powys.html



Courtesy of fantastically full family tree cf.:

Hughes of Gwerclas 1/2/3/4:

http://www.maximiliangenealogy.co.uk/burke1/Royal%20Descents/hughes...

http://www.maximiliangenealogy.co.uk/burke1/Royal%20Descents/hughes...

http://www.maximiliangenealogy.co.uk/burke1/Royal%20Descents/hughes...

http://www.maximiliangenealogy.co.uk/burke1/Royal%20Descents/hughes...

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Merfyn ap Rhodri Mawr's Timeline

859
859
Caer Selonet, Carnarvonshire, Wales (United Kingdom)
885
885
890
890
904
904
Age 45
North Wales
1913
November 11, 1913
Age 45
November 11, 1913
Age 45
MANTI
1914
September 4, 1914
Age 45
September 4, 1914
Age 45
MANTI
November 6, 1914
Age 45
1940
January 6, 1940
Age 45