Jenkin ap Hywel

–after 1463
Mainstone, Shropshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Jenkin ap

Jenkin ap Hywel was born in Mainstone, Shropshire, England, United Kingdom as the son of Hywel ap Gruffudd and Arddun ferch Adda. He had at least 2 sons and 3 daughters with Jonet ferch Llywelyn. He died after 1463.

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    Jonet ferch Llywelyn




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Name Meaning

A Welsh name. Some write the name Hoel, which they render 'lordly;' if so, it may come from huail, a vice-regent, regent. Arthur derives the surname Howell from Corn. -Brit, houl, the sun; and he adds, high, exalted.' But Hywel is rather from hywel, conspicuous.

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