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#19 - GRUFFUDD FRASLWYD
 
         Bartrum suggest a single pedigree for this man:
 
         "Gruffudd Fraslwyd ap Gruffudd ap Meilyr ap Selyf ap Brochwel ap Aeddan ap Cyngen ap Eliseg..."
 
         His note on this pedigree reads:
 
         "Gruffudd Fraslwyd, of Pwll Glas in Trefeglwys near Llanidloes, Arwystli.  His birth was c. 1300.  The male line of his descendants seems to have died out after five generations."
 
COMMENTS:
 
          Called "fat and gray", this Gruffudd was born c. 1255 as the second of four consecutive men named Gruffudd.  The family seems to have "daughtered out" in the 16th century, the last male being Lewys ap Dafydd ap Llewelyn ap Dafydd ap Llewelyn Hirfain ap Gruffudd Fychan ap Gruffudd Llwyd ap Gruffudd Frasllwyd ap Gruffudd.[1]
 
           The Brochwel ap Aeddan in his ancestry was not "ap Cyngen ap Eliseg"[2], but Brochwel IV of c. 1110 ap Aeddan IV ap Selyf III.[3]  The Meilyr ap Selyf was a son of Selyf IV:
 
                                 1045  Selyf III
                                             l
                               1075  Aeddan IV
                                             l
                               1110  Brochwel IV
                                             l
                                 1145  Selyf IV
                                             l
                                 1185  Meilyr[4]
                                             l
                               1220  Gruffudd
                                             l
                           1255  Gruffudd Frasllwyd
 
NOTES:
[1] Dwnn 1, 317 cites Catryn ferch Lewys ap Dafydd who married Owain Gwyn ap Llewelyn Llwyd of Llanidloes, Arwystli, as the only known child of the last male in this family
[2] Eliseg, of Pillar fame, had no son named Cyngen.  Probably the pedigree author meant Cyngen ap Brochwel ap Eliseg, father of the first Aeddan who named a son Brochwel
[3]  The entire pedigree back to the c. 685 Eliseg is shown in our paper #18 for Maredudd Benwyn
[4]  Some would equate this Meilyr with the c. 1190 Meilyr Gryg of Gregynog, but see the paper "The First Meilyr Gryg of Gregynog" at the link below:
 
APPENDIX:
 
        A single male line is known to have descended from Gruffudd Frasllwyd:
 
                                 1255  Gruffudd Frasllwyd
                                                     l
                                 1290  Gruffudd Llwyd  (a)
                                                     l
                                 1325  Gruffudd Fychan  (b)
                                                     l
                                 1355  Llewelyn Hirfain  (c)
                                                     l
                                      1385  Dafydd  (d)
                                                     l
                                     1415   Llewelyn
                                                    l
                                       1445  Dafydd  (e)
                                                    l
                                       1475  Lewys  (f)
                                                    l
                                      1510  Catryn 
 
    (a)  In addition to his son Gruffudd Fychan, he had an unnamed daughter born c. 1320 who married Philip ap Llewelyn ap Iorwerth, that Philip born c. 1305 and descended from Madog Danwr of the clan of Tudor Trefor/ Peniarth Ms 128, 667a
 
    (b)  In addition to his son, Llewelyn Hirfain, he had a daughter, Gwerfyl, born c. 1360  .  She married Ieuan ap Philip ap Gruffudd Goch descended from Uchdryd ap Aleth (the c. 1080 Uchdryd).  This Ieuan was born c. 1350.  Peniarth Ms 128, 730b
 
    (c)  In addition to his son, Dafydd, he had a daughter, Anne, born c. 1390.  She married Gruffudd Goch ap Maredudd ap Dafydd ap Gruffudd descended from Einion ap Cynfelyn (the c. 1170 Einion).  This Gruffudd Goch was born c. 1390.  Peniarth Ms 128, 837b
 
    (d)  This Dafydd married a daughter of Maredudd ap Ieuan Llwyd ap Einion Llwyd descended from Trahaearn ap Caradog of Arwystli.  This unnamed daughter was born c. 1400.  Dwnn ii, 240
 
          In addition to his son, Llewelyn, he had 3 daughters and a son:
 
          1.  Dyddgu ferch Dafydd born c. 1425.  She married Ieuan ap Dafydd Lloyd ap Maredudd ap Llewelyn Fychan ap Llewelyn ap Gruffudd ap Gwen (the c. 1240 Gwen ap Gronwy).  That Ieuan was born c. 1425.  Dwnn ii, 240
          2.  Unnamed daughter born c. 1425 who married Llewelyn ap Rhys Goch ap Ieuan ap Rhys Ddu descended from Cadifor ap Dyfnwal.  That Llewelyn was born c. 1425.  Pen 138, 462/3
          3.  Unnamed daughter born c. 1425 who married Gruffudd ap Tudor ap Ieuan ap Griffri descended from Matthew (Bod) Hen.  That Gruffudd was born c. 1425.  Peniarth Ms 128, 121b
          4.  Morus Fychan born c. 1415.  He married Goleubryd ferch Hywel ap Madog Ddu ap Ieuan ap Adda descended from Owain ap Edwin of Tegeingl.  She was born c. 1425.  Peniarth Ms 128, 841a  They had a daughter, but did not have a son.
 
    (e)  This Dafydd married Mallt ferch Gruffudd Wyn ap Ieuan ap Dafydd Fychan ap Gruffudd ap Ali ap Ieuan ap Adda of Mochnant.  She was born c. 1460.  See Bartrum's chart "Gruffudd Frasllwyd" in his WG 300-1400 pedigrees
 
    (f)  He married Elen ferch Ieuan Goch ap Llewelyn Cymro ap Llewelyn ap Adda ap Hywel descended from Llewelyn ap Cadwgan ap Elystan Glodrydd.  She was born c. 1475.  Dwnn i, 317