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Susanna verch Gruffydd b abt 1112, Aberffraw Castle, Anglesey, Wales, daughter of Gruffydd ap Cynan and Angharad verch Owain. She md Madog ap Maredudd abt 1130, prob Wales, son of Maredudd ap Bleddyn, Prince of Powys, and Hunydd verch Einudd.

Children of Madog ap Maredudd and Susanna verch Gruffydd were:

1) Gruffydd-Maelor ap Madog, Lord of Bromfield, b abt 1146.

2) Marared verch Madog b abt 1150, Aberffraw Castle, Anglesey, Wales. She md Iorwerth-Drwyndwn ap Owain abt 1168, son of Owain-Gwynedd ap Gruffydd and Gwladys verch Llywarch.

or, according http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Madog_ap_Maredudd#Children :

1. Llywelyn ap Madog

2. Gruffydd Maelor

3. Owain Brogyntyn

4. Gwenllian ferch Madog, married Rhys ap Gruffydd, prince of Deheubarth

5. Marared ferch Madog, married Iorwerth Drwyndwn and was the mother of Llywelyn the Great

6. Efa ferch Madog, married Cadwallon ap Madog


Courtesy of fantastically full family tree cf.:

Hughes of Gwerclas 1/2/3/4:

http://www.maximiliangenealogy.co.uk/burke1/Royal%20Descents/hughesofgwerclas_1.htm

http://www.maximiliangenealogy.co.uk/burke1/Royal%20Descents/hughesofgwerclas_2.htm

http://www.maximiliangenealogy.co.uk/burke1/Royal%20Descents/hughesofgwerclas_3.htm

http://www.maximiliangenealogy.co.uk/burke1/Royal%20Descents/hughesofgwerclas_4.htm


  1. 12694-Welsh Medieval Database

Susanna was the 2nd wife of Madog ab Maredudd, Brenin of Povys. Source- Griffith-Pedigrees of Anglesey and Caernarvan,Page 331


  • Daughter of Gruffydd ap Cynan
  • Wife of Madoc (Madog, Madwg) ap Maredudd

Welsh wives *did not* take their husbands' patronymics. It was not until the Welsh started using regular surnames (c. 16th century with isolated earlier examples) that women started taking their husbands' last names.

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Susanna verch Gruffydd's Timeline

1112
1112
Caernarvonshire, Wales
1125
1125
Age 13
Mechoin, Montgomeryshire, Wales
1127
1127
Age 15
Montgomeryshire, Wales
1130
1130
Age 18
Montgomeryshire, Wales
1134
1134
Age 22
Montgomeryshire, Wales
1140
1140
Age 28
Montgomeryshire, Wales
1150
1150
Age 38
Overton-Madog, Montgomeryshire, Wales
1165
1165
Age 53
Wales
1917
August 14, 1917
Age 53