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  • ID: I00574
  • Name: Hywel "Ddu\The Good" ap CADELL , King of Wales 1 2 3
  • Sex: M
  • Birth: 887 in Dynevor Castle, Carmarthenshire, Wales
  • Death: 950 1
  • Note:
    Hywell "Ddu" ("The Good"), King of Wales. [Burke's Peerage]


    The following is an excerpt from a post to SGM, 15 Mar 2003, by Leo van de Pas:

    From: "Leo van de Pas" (leovdpas AT
    Subject: Re: Rhys ap Tewdwr Mawr
    Newsgroups: soc.genealogy.medieval
    Date: 2003-03-15 22:24:27 PST

    According to Burke's Guide to the Royal Family (pages 323 and 324) the father is your nr.2 but here he is Tewdwr ap Cadell.

    Hywel Dda (dda = the Good)
    King of All Wales
    succeeded as King of Dyfed jure uxoris ca.904. King of Seiswyllwg 909, king of Gwynedd 942. He did homage to King Edward the Elder in 918 and to King Athelstan in 926. Went on a pilgrimage to Rome in 928, was the only Welsh ruler to mint his own coinage of silver pennies. Married circa 904, Elen, daughter and heiress of Llywarch ap Hyfaidd, King of Dyfedd, and died in 950, leaving issue

    Rhodri, died 953
    Edwin, died 954

    Father: Cadell ap RHODRI , Prince of Deheubarth b: ABT 861 in Deheubarth, Wales
    Mother: Rheingar b: ABT 865 in Carmarthenshire, Wales

    Marriage 1 Elen verch LLYWARCH b: 890 in Dyfed, Wales
    • Married: ABT 904 3
    1. Has Children Angharad verch HYWEL b: ABT 907 in Dynev, Llan, Carmarthenshire, Wales
    2. Has Children Owain ap HYWEL , King of Deheubarth b: 913 in Dynevor Castle, Llandyfeisant, Carmarthenshire, Wales

    1. Title: Encyclopedia Britannica, Treatise on
      Page: UK-Wales Macropaedia p123
    2. Title: Burke's Peerage & Baronetage, 106th Edition, Charles Mosley Editor-in-Chief, 1999
      Page: 2008
    3. Title: Newsgroup: soc.genealogy.medieval, at groups -
      Page: Leo van de Pas, 15 Mar 2003
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