Guest-written Papers
Reference Abbreviations
Guidance Articles for Researchers
Single Family Analysis
Families of Mixed Origin
Family Pedigrees
Mis-identified Same-Named People in Wales
Battles and Historical Events
Ancient Welsh Territories
Welshmen in Llydaw, Brittany
The Men of the North
Legendary History Prior to 1st Century BC
Beli Mawr and Llyr Llediath in Welsh Pedigrees
Papers Related to Maxen Wledig
Bartrum's "Pedigrees of the Welsh Tribal Patriarchs"
Britain's Royal Roman Family
The Royal Family of Powys
2nd Powys Royal Dynasty
The Royal Family of Gwynedd
Men Descended from Tudwal Gloff
Royal Family of Gwent/ Glamorgan
Royal Family of Brycheiniog
The 5 Plebian Tribes of Wales
Glast and the Glastening
Papers about Rhiryd Flaidd and Penllyn
The Men of Collwyn ap Tangno of Lleyn
Edwin of Tegeingl and his Family
Ednowain Bendew in Welsh pedigrees
Maelog Crwm of Arllechwedd Isaf and Crueddyn
Nefydd Hardd of Nant Conwy
Ithel of Bryn in Powys
Idnerth Benfras of Maesbrook
Tudor Trefor and his Family
Trahaearn ap Caradog of Arwystli
The Family of Trahaearn ap Caradog
Cadafael Ynfyd of Cydewain
Maredudd ap Owain, King of Deheubarth
Eunydd son of Gwenllian
Sandde Hardd of Mortyn
The Floruit of Einion ap Seisyllt
The 5 Dafydd Llwyds of Llanwrin Parish
Cowryd ap Cadfan of Dyffryn Clwyd
Marchweithian, Lord of Is Aled, Rhufoniog
Osbwrn Wyddel of Cors Gedol
Bradwen of Llys Bradwen in Meirionydd
Ednowain ap Bradwen
Who Was Sir Robert Pounderling?
Sir Aaron ap Rhys
Eidio Wyllt - What Was His Birthname?
Ancestors and Children of the Lord Rhys


Cynfyn ap Gwerystan, Interim King

Although he was named king as a maternal descendant of a 1st Dynasty King of Powys, his son, Bleddyn, founded a 2nd Powys Royal Dynasty of men not paternally descended from Cadell Ddyrnllwg

The First Wife of Bleddyn ap Cynfyn

A discussion of the consorts and children of the Powys king, Bleddyn ap Cynfyn, which seeks to identify his first wife.

Owain ap Cadwgan and Nest ferch Rhys ap Tewdwr

Recites the "love story" which historians attribute to this couple, and suggests the tale has the characteristics of a novel rather than an historic account of a real event

The "sons" of Owain ap Cadwgan

This discussion casts doubts that two sons often attributed to Owain ap Cadwgan, were actually his children, and suggests that one of them was probably Llewelyn ap Owain ap Trahaearn….but mentioned in the Brut simply as "Llewelyn ap Owain".

Brief Life of Gruffudd ap Maredudd

A look at the eldest son of Maredudd ap Bleddyn, who died in his father's lifetime, and whose son was given half the Powys kingdom by Gruffudd's younger brother, King Madog ap Maredudd

Hywel ap Maredudd ap Bleddyn

Discussion of Hywel, a son of Powys King Maredudd ap Bleddyn who, during 15 years of marriage, fathered a single child and when that child entered into his mandatory training at age 14, this Hywel was murdered in a crime which went unsolved, and seemingly bothered no one.  

Owain Brogyntyn and His Family

Discusses this base son of King Madog ap Maredudd of Powys, and suggests he had a base son himself who was called Owain Fain