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GRUFFYDD ap Llywelyn, King of Wales
GRUFFYDD ap Llywelyn. (GRIFFITH). Prince of North Wales, King of Wales. [CHART A22].
Born about 1011, of Rhuddlan, Flintshire, Wales; son of Llywelyn ap Seisyll Prince of North Wales (980-1023) and Angharad ferch Maredudd Queen of Powys (982-). Gruffydd died on 5 August 1063.
Edith (Ealdgyth)(Ealgith)(Agatha). Swan-neck. [CHART A22].
Of Mercia; daughter of Aelfgar, Earl of Mercia, and Aelfgifu. She married (1) GRUFFYDD ap Llywelyn, Prince of North Wales - King of Wales. She married (2) HAROLD II, Who was crowned King of England on 6 January 1066. Harold died at the Battle of Hastings on 14 October 1066. She died after 1086.
CHILDREN of GRIFFITH, Prince of Wales, and Edith:
- NESTA verch Gruffydd. [CHART A22]. Born about 1055-1058. She was of Rhuddlan, Flintshire, Wales. She married (1) Trahaern ap Caradoc, Prince of South Wales (1044-1081). She married (2) Osbern FITZRICHARD.
CHILDREN of Harold II, and Edith:
- GYTHA OF ENGLAND. Born in 1053. After 1066 she took refuge in Russia where she married the Grand Duke Vladimir II of Kiev. She died on 7 May 1107 and was buried in St. Sophia's Cathedral in Kiev.
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