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                     BARTRUM'S "PEDIGREES of the WELSH TRIBAL PATRIARCHS"
                                           By Darrell Wolcott
 
        In Volume XIII, No. 2 (1963) of the National Library of Wales Journal, Peter Barturm suggested the correct pedigrees for 71 men not usually considered to have been kings, but who were the "patriarch" to whom many later families trace their lineage.  That work, together with his 1966 book "Early Welsh Genealogical Tracts" formed his starting point for his 1972 classic, "Welsh Genealogies AD 300 - 1400".
 
        Following our own work in which we used the same original source materials to construct chronologically stable pedigrees for the same families, we herewith share our conclusions which are often a bit different....and sometimes wholly different....from those reached by Bartrum. 
 
         NOTE: Over the coming months, we will present a separate analysis of each of the 71 men selected by Bartrum, beginning with #1 and adding others as we complete our analysis.

#1 - Cynddelw ab Einion of Widigada

#3 - Gwaithfoed of Ceredigion

#5 - Rhys Chwith

#7 - Seisyll of Meirionydd

#9 - Gwyddno Garanhir

#11 - Llywarch Howlbwrch

#13 - Helig ap Glannog

#15 - Maenyrch

#17 - Caradog Freich Fras

#19 - Gruffudd Fraslwyd

#21 - Gwenwys or Cadwgan Wenwys

#23 - Marchweithian

#25 - Ednywain ap Bradwen

#27 - Dafydd ap Llywarch of Eglwys Bach

#29 - Llewelyn Aurdorchog

#31 - Llowarch ap Bran

#33 - Selyf of Dyfed

#2 - Gwaithfoed of Meirionydd

#4 - Cadwgan Fantach

#6 - Peredur Beiswyn or Beiswyrdd

#8 - Einudd Bach

#10 - Iarddur ap Cynddelw

#12 - Braint Hir

#14 - Mam Tudor Trefor

#16 - Rhys Goch of Ystrad Yw

#18 - Maredudd Benwyn

#20 - Meilyr Gryg

#22 - Collwyn ap Tangno

#24 - Einion ap Llywarch

#26 - Geraint of Pentraeth

#28 - Llewelyn of Is Cerdin

#30 - Cilmin Droed Ddu

#32 - Hedd ap Alunog

#34 - Cadifor ap Dyfnwal