Maelgwn AP OWAIN[1, 2]

Male Abt 1130 - Bef 1218  (~ 88 years)


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  • Name Maelgwn AP OWAIN 
    Born Abt 1130  Wales Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died Bef 16 May 1218  [2
    Person ID I16759  Blythe Genealogy
    Last Modified 8 Dec 2019 

    Father Owain AP GRUFFUDD, I, King (Prince) of Gwynedd,   b. Abt 1100,   d. Nov 1169, Is Gwyrfai, Caernarvonshire, Wales Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 69 years) 
    Mother Gwladys FERCH LLYWARCH,   b. Abt 1098, Pembroke, Montgomeryshire, Wales Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1106  (Age ~ 9 years) 
    Married Aft 1100  [2
    Family ID F3848  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • MAELGWN (-before 16 May 1218). The Gwentian Chronicle records that "David son of Owain Gwynedd put all his brothers in prison, but Maelgwn kept the island of Mona in opposition to him for three years, after which David…gained the island and imprisoned Maelgwn, who shortly after broke out of prison and released his kindred and brothers", in 1173. The Chronicle of the Princes of Wales records that "David son of Owain took his brother Maelgwn and imprisoned him" in 1174. King Henry III ordered an enquiry whether "Mailgun uncle of Llewellyn Prince of North Wales had seisin of land held by Adam le Savonier in Dublin" and if he did that "seisin thereof be given to Llewellyn his nephew and heir" dated 16 May 1218.
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      MAELGWN (-before 16 May 1218). The Gwentian Chronicle records that "Da vid son of Owain Gwynedd put all his brothers in prison, but Maelgwn k ept the island of Mona in opposition to him for three years, aft.er wh ich David…gained the island and imprisoned Maelgwn, who shortly aft.e r broke out of prison and released his kindred and brothers", in 1173 . The Chronicle of the Princes of Wales records that "David son of Owa in took his brother Maelgwn and imprisoned him" in 1174. King Henry II I ordered an enquiry whether "Mailgun uncle of Llewellyn Prince of Nor th Wales had seisin of land held by Adam le Savonier in Dublin" and i f he did that "seisin thereof be given to Llewellyn his nephew and hei r" dated 16 May 1218.

  • Sources 
    1. [S231] Early British Kingdoms; http://www.earlybritishkingdoms.com (Reliability: 2).

    2. [S582] Foundation for Medieval Genealogy (Reliability: 2).