St. Cawrdaf ap Caradog

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Cawrdaf ap Caradog

Also Known As: "ap Caradoc"
Immediate Family:

Son of Caradog Freichfras ap Llyr Merini, of Ewias, King of Gwent, Lord of Hereford and Tegau Eurfron
Father of Caw ap Cawrdaf; Medrod . ap Cawrdaf; St. Cathan ap Cawrdaf; Clydog . ap Cawrdaf and Iddew ap Cawrda, Saint
Brother of Maelthu . ap Caradog; Tangwn . ap Caradog; Cadfarch ap Caradog, Saint and Meurig ap Caradog

Occupation: King of Maelienydd
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About St. Cawrdaf ap Caradog

See Peter Bartrum, (February 5, 2023; Anne Brannen, curator)

St. Cawrdaf's Church. The church is located in the village of Abererch about a mile from the sea. The church is dedicated to St. Cawrdaf and belonged to the Beddgelert priory. According to tradition Cawrdaf was a prince, son of Caradog Freichfras, prince of Brecon in the 6C.

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)

Please see Darrell Wolcott: Bartrum's "Pedigrees of the Welsh Tribal Patriarchs" #15 Maenyrch; (Steven Ferry, September 21, 2019.)

Please see Darrell Wolcott: Rulers of Brycheiniog - The Unanswered Questions; (Steven Ferry, March 17, 2020.)