Efa ferch Hywel

about 1340–
Llandwrog, Caernarfonshire, Wales, United Kingdom

The Life of Efa ferch

When Efa ferch Hywel was born about 1340, in Llandwrog, Caernarfonshire, Wales, United Kingdom, her father, Hywel "Ddu" ap Iorwerth, was 23 and her mother, Angharad ferch Ieuan, was 10. She had at least 3 sons with Gruffudd ap Tudur.

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Gruffudd ap Tudur
Efa ferch Hywel
Ieuan ap Gruffudd
Dafydd ap Gruffudd
Hywel ap Gruffudd

Spouse and Children



    Ieuan ap Gruffudd


    Dafydd ap Gruffudd


    Hywel ap Gruffudd


Parents and Siblings



+6 More Children

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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