Hywel Hir ap Hywel

before 1595–
Radnorshire, Wales, United Kingdom

The Life of Hywel Hir ap

Hywel Hir ap Hywel was born before 1595, in Radnorshire, Wales, United Kingdom as the son of Hywel Gruffudd ap Hywel and daughter Bridges. He had at least 1 son.

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Spouse and Children

children

(1)

    Gruffudd ap Hywel

    Male1595–Male

Parents and Siblings

    Hywel Gruffudd ap Hywel

    MaleMale

    daughter Bridges

    FemaleFemale

siblings

(5)

    Male1595–Male

    Madog ap Hywel

    Male1595–Male

    Cadwgon ap Hywel

    MaleMale

    Gruffudd ap Hywel

    MaleMale

    daughter ferch Hywel

    FemaleFemale

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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