Person:Gwenllian ferch Gruffydd (1)

Gwenllian ferch Gruffydd
b.1097
Facts and Events
Name Gwenllian ferch Gruffydd
Alt Name Gwenllian v Gruffydd
Alt Name[3] Gwenllian
Alt Name[4] Gwenllian f. Gruffudd ap Cynan
Gender Female
Alt Birth? ABT 1082 Anglesey, WalesAberffraw Castle
Alt Birth? 1090 Caernarvonshire,Wales
Reference Number? Q450826?
Birth? 1097 before or about
Marriage bef 1115 Caerleon, Monmouthshire, WalesHer 2nd husband
to Gruffydd ap Rhys, Prince of Deheubarth
Death[2] 1136 Kidwelly, Carmarthenshire, WalesMaes Gwenllian, outside the walls


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(Gwenllian, daughter of Gruffydd; 1100 – 1136) was Princess consort of Deheubarth in Wales, and married to Gruffydd ap Rhys, Prince of Deheubarth. Gwenllian was the daughter of Gruffudd ap Cynan (1055–1137), Prince of Gwynedd and Angharad ferch Owain, and a member of the princely Aberffraw family of Gwynedd. Gwenllian's "patriotic revolt" and subsequent death in battle at Kidwelly Castle contributed to the .

There are several notable artistic depictions of Gwenllian, often depicting her with a sword in hand, or riding a chariot into battle in the style of Boudicca. She is sometimes confused with Gwenllian ferch Llywelyn, who lived two centuries later.

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References
  1.   Gwenllian ferch Gruffydd, in Wikipedia: The Free Encyclopedia.
  2. GWENLLIAN (-1136)., in Cawley, Charles. Medieval Lands: A prosopography of medieval European noble and royal families.
  3. Gruffudd ap Cynan 1, in Bartrum, Peter C. (Peter Clement). Welsh genealogies, AD 300-1400. (Wales: University of Wales Press, c1980).
  4. Bleddyn ap Cynfyn 46 and Rhys ap Tewdwr 1, in Bartrum, Peter C. (Peter Clement). Welsh genealogies, AD 300-1400. (Wales: University of Wales Press, c1980).