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
15 Noble Tribes of Gwynedd
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
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
Sandde Hardd of Mortyn
The Floruit of Einion ap Seisyllt
The 5 Dafydd Llwyds of Llanwrin Parish
Cowryd ap Cadfan of Dyffryn Clwyd
Osbwrn Wyddel of Cors Gedol
Bradwen of Llys Bradwen in Meirionydd
Who Was Sir Robert Pounderling?
Sir Aaron ap Rhys
Eidio Wyllt - What Was His Birthname?
Ifor Bach, Lord of Senghenydd
Ancestors and Children of the Lord Rhys


Rulers of Brycheiniog - The Unanswered Questions

Traces the kings of Brycheiniog (also called Brecknock) from the 7th to the 11th centuries, after the line of Brychan daughtered-out.  Following an extended rule by men descended from the Irish Deisi tribe of south Wales, the 10th century found this kingdom in the hands of men descended from the Gwent dynasty,

Welshmen Named Maenyrch

Identifies 4 different men named Maenyrch found in the early manuscripts, 3 of whom had a father named Dryffin, and all of whom resided in Brycheiniog.

Bleddyn ap Maenyrch, King of Brycheiniog

Identifies both a son and grandson of this man, both named Gwgan, who are usually conflated in the pedigree manuscripts.  Also discusses another Bleddyn ap Maenyrch who was the grandson of a brother of King Bleddyn. 

Family of Drymbenog ap Maenyrch

Describes two men named Drymbenog ap Maenyrch, and separates the same-named men descended from each, ending with 4 same-named sons of both men named Llewelyn ap Moriddig ap Drymbenog

Gwgan ap Llewelyn ap Moriddig

Attempts to separate several conflated cousin lines, including one which extends back to Maenyrch ap Dryffin and others which began with this Gwgan.  

Rhydderch Ddu of Tal-y-llyn

Separates two men named Rhydderch Ddu who are conflated by Bartrum on his family charts, even though he does depict two different ancestries for a single man.