Sources for the line from Bleddyn ap Maenarch

These are all found in Celtic Royal Genealogy, which is archived on the wayback machine (www.archive.org). They are mainly Bartrum “Welsh Genealogies”. There appears to be one generation missing from Bartrum, Blegwrd ap Bleddyn (born about 1050). Other sources include Burke’s Baronetage and Dictionary of Welsh Biography (Y Bywgraffiadur Cymraeg). Thomas Aubrey (Red Haired Constable, Cwnstabl Coch), married Nest ferch Owain Gethin, directly descended from Bleddyn ap Maenarch. Thomas Awbrey appears in The Baronetage of England, so was presumably a Baronet or hereditary knight. Nest was a Gentlewoman, daughter of Owain Gethin, Lord of Glyn Tawe. After Morgan ap Richard Awbrey of Ynys Cedwyn, the Estate papers are used, together with other records when available. The Morgan Aubrey family descends in two ways, from his sons Ieuan Gwyn born in 1538, and John, born in 1540. One cousin married another (Morgan ap Thomas y Garth, descendant of John ap Morgan ap Richard Awbrey, and Elizabeth Portrey, descendant of Ieuan Gwyn ap Morgan ap Richard Awbrey.


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