Gruffudd ap Hywel

about 1396–
of,Ystrad Alun cmt,Flintshire,Wales

The Life of Gruffudd ap

Gruffudd ap Hywel was born about 1396 as the son of Hywel ap Ieuan and Catrin Gilbert. He married Margred ferch Ieuan in 0980, in Wales, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 2 sons.

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Gruffudd ap Hywel
Margred ferch Ieuan
John ap Gruffudd
Rhys ap Gruffudd

Spouse and Children



    John ap Gruffudd


    Rhys ap Gruffudd


Parents and Siblings

    Hywel ap Ieuan


    Catrin Gilbert




Name Meaning

A Welsh name. Some write the name "Hoel," which they translate as "lordly." This name may come from "huail," meaning a vice regent or regent. One authority derives the name from the Cornish-British word "houl," the sun, meaning high or exalted. Hywel likely comes from "hywel," conspicuous. Howel is the English form of Hywel.

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Sources (1)

  • Legacy NFS Source: Gruffudd Llwyd ap Hywel - birth: about 0955; Merioneth, Wales, United Kingdom

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