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Lewis Patriarchs of Early Virginia and Maryland With some Arms and Origins by Robert J. C. K. Lewis

 

Pedigree of Lewis of Abernant Bychan, Iscoed, Cardiganshire, Wales.

Coel Hen (Coelius - Dux Brittanarum, ca. 400 A.D.)

Ceneu

Maeswig Gloff/Mar

Arthwys

Cynfelyn

Cynwyd Cynwydion

Cadrod Calchfynydd (Ancestor in traditional pedigrees, but too late to have been Yspwys father)

(?) (According to tradition Yspwys came from "Spain" with Aurelius Ambrosius and upendragon, (King Arthur's father) ca. 466 A.D.)

Yspwys of Moel Ysbiddon (the stranger's mount)

Yspys Mwyntyrch

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Unhwch Unarchen                                                            Mynar

Maeldaf Hynaf of Moel Esgidton (_ Ysbiddon)                    |

Heuan                                                                              Mor

Kynvan                                                                             |

Morgynhor                                                                  Marchudd (founder of 8th Noble tribe - some pedigrees tract EdnAP Bradwen back through Marchudd.)

Rynn                                                                                |

Kedyvor (Cadivor)                                                A. Quo the Tudors        Bleudud (Bleddyn)

Kynerth (Cynarth)

Kyndelu

Morud

Bleydud (Bleddyn)

Mael

Bradwen (Bratwen)

Ednywain AP Bradwen (Head of one of the 15 noble tribes) Arms: Gules, 3 snakes enowed, Argent.

Perdeur

Gwen

Tudor

Llywelyn  = Elen, dau of Gronwy

Llywelyn Fychan

Llywelyn Dalrain

Dafydd Llwyd

Maredudd

Dafydd (David)

Lewis AP David = Siwan, Heiress of Rhys ap Sion, a descent of Growy Goch, Grono the Red, Arms: Argent, a horses head, bridled, gules. (Used as crest by Lewis of Abernant)

 

(NOTE:  For the time & origin of Yspwys see:  P. Bartum "Maelda Mynar and Ednywain AP Bradwen" in Bulletin of the Board of Celtic Studies, Vol. 20 (1960) pp. 236-239) and P. Bartrum "Late Additions to 'Bonedd Ysaint'" in Cym. Trans. 1959 p. 93 (Sec. 47)

 

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