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Morgan ap Llewelyn

Birthplace: Tredegar, Blaenau Gwent, Wales, United Kingdom
Death: August 1384 (54-63)
Tredegar, Blaenau Gwent, Wales, United Kingdom
Immediate Family:

Son of Llewelyn ab Ifor, Lord of St. Clear manor and Angharad ferch Morgan
Father of Margred verch Morgan; Llewelyn ap Morgan, of Tredegar; Philip ap Morgan, of Langstone; N.N. verch Morgan; John ap Morgan and 2 others
Brother of N.N. verch Llewelyn; Ifor "Hael" ap Llewelyn and Philip ap Llewelyn
Half brother of Gwilym ap Meurig Goch; John ap Meurig Goch and Meurig Fychan ap Meurig Goch

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About Morgan ap Llewelyn

See Peter Bartrum, (July 23, 2017; Anne Brannen, curator)

Based on charting suggested by Darrell Wolcott, Center for the Study of Ancient Wales. (Steven Ferry, August 12, 2022.)



  • Morgan ap Llewelyn1
  • M, #16198, b. circa 1320, d. before 1348
  • Father Llewelyn ap Ivor, Lord St. Clear b. c 1280
  • Mother Angharad fil Morgan ap Meredith b. c 1298
  • Morgan ap Llewelyn married Maud fil Rhun, daughter of Sir Rhun ap Gronwy, Lord Cibwr and Joan verch Aron. Morgan ap Llewelyn was born circa 1320 at Tredegar, Wales, England.2 He died before 1348 at St. Clear, Wales.
  • Family Maud fil Rhun
  • Children
    • Llewelyn ap Morgan+
    • Philip ap Morgan+ d. a 1383
    • Anne ferch Morgan+2 b. c 1332
    • Crisli verch Morgan+ b. c 1338
  • Citations
  • 1.[S4065] Unknown author, Wallop Family, p. 566.
  • 2.[S61] Unknown author, Family Group Sheets, Family History Archives, SLC.
  • From: ____________
  • Morgan Ap LLYWELYN
  • Born: ABT 1330, Tredegyr, Dyffryn, Monmouthshire, England
  • Died: Aug 1384
  • Father: Llywelyn Ap IFOR
  • Mother: Angharad Verch MORGAN
  • Married: Mallt Verch RHUN (b. ABT 1338) (dau. of Rhun Ap Growny, B. Cibwr, and Joan Verch Aron)
  • Children
    • 1. Phillip Ap MORGAN
    • 2. Llewelyn Ap MORGAN
    • 3. Crisli Verch MORGAN
    • 4. Dau. Verch MORGAN
    • 5. Dau. Verch MORGAN
    • 6. John Ap MORGAN
    • 7. Anne Verch MORGAN
    • 8. Margaret Verch MORGAN
    • 9. Eleanor Verch MORGAN
  • From: Ap LLYWELYN1 ________________
  • Morgan ap Llewellyn1
  • M, #471577
  • Last Edited=10 Jun 2011
  • Morgan ap Llewellyn is the son of Llewellyn ap Ivor and Angharad Meredyth.1,2 He married Maud ap Gronwy, daughter of Rhys ap Gronwy.1
  • He lived at Tredegar, Monmouthshire, Wales.1
  • Children of Morgan ap Llewellyn and Maud ap Gronwy
    • 1.Llewellyn ap Morgan+1
    • 2.Philip ap Morgan1
  • Citations
  • 1.[S21] L. G. Pine, The New Extinct Peerage 1884-1971: Containing Extinct, Abeyant, Dormant and Suspended Peerages With Genealogies and Arms (London, U.K.: Heraldry Today, 1972), page 271. Hereinafter cited as The New Extinct Peerage.
  • 2.[S21] L. G. Pine, The New Extinct Peerage, page 270.
  • From: _____________
  • A genealogical and heraldic history of the extinct and dormant baronetcies ... By John Burke, John Bernard Burke (sir.)
  • Pg.369
  • LLEWELLIN AP IVOR, lord of St. Clere, lineally descended from Kidivor Vawr, lord of Kilsaint, married Angharad, daughter and heir of Sir Morgan Meredith, knt. lord of Tredegar, and was father of
  • MORGAN AP LLEWELLIN, lord of St. Clere and Tredegar, who m. Maud, daughter of Rhys ap Gronwy, lord of Kybor, and had two sons, viz.
    • CLEWELLYN, of Tredegar, ancestor of the MORGANS of Tredegar.
    • PHILIP.
  • Pg.370
  • The second son,
  • PHILIP MORGAN, esq. of Langston, acquired that estate in marriage with the daughter and heir of Sir John Norris, knt. of Penlline Castle. He was direct ancestor* of
  • WILLIAM MORGAN, esq. sheriff for Monmouthshire in 1567, and M.P. in 1571, .... _______________________
  • A genealogical and heraldic history of the landed gentry ; or, Commoners of Great Britain and Ireland enjoying territorial possessions or high official rank : but uninvested with heritable honours (1837) Vol. 1
  • Pg.222
  • LEWELLEN, Lord of St. Clare and Gwynvaye, in the county of Carmarthen, who m. Angharad, daughter and co-heir of Sir Morgan Meredith, Lord of Tredegar, descended from RHYS, King of South Wales, and had two sons, viz.
    • MORGAN, Lord of St. Clare and Tredegar, from whom derived the Morgans of Tredegar.
  • And
  • PHILIP LLEWELIN AP IVOR, who bore for his armorial ensigns, arg. a lion rampant gardant crowned ppr.(f) He m. Neste, daughter and heiress of Gwilim Sayes ap Madog ap Howell Velyn, and his great-great-great-great grandson, .... _____________________________________________
  • A genealogical and heraldic dictionary of the peerage and baronetage of the British Empire (1869)
  • Pg.1115
  • LLEWELLYN AP IVOR, lineally descended from Cadivor Vawr, Lord of Kilsaint, m. Angharad, dau. and co-heir fo Sir Morgan Meredith, Lord of Tredegar (descended from Rhys, Prince of South Wales), and thus acquired the Tredegar estates. Llewellin was father of three sons, viz,
    • MORGAN, his heir.
    • Ivor, of Werncleppa, or Gwerney Cleppa, near Tredegar, ancestor of the MORGANS of Werncleppa, whose last male heir, Roger Morgan, Esq., d. in 1632, when his estate passed to the Tredegar family.
    • Philip, whose son, DAVID AP PHILIP AP LLEWELLIN, seated at St. Pierrer, in the county of Monmouth, was ancestor of the family of LEWIS of St. Pierre. (See BURKE'S Landed Gentry.)
  • The eldest son,
  • MORGAN AP LLEWELLIN, Lord of St. Clere, in Carmarthenshire, and of Tredegar, co. Monmouth, m. Maud, dau. of Rhys ap Gronwy, Lord of Kybor, and had two sons,
    • LLEWELLYN, his heir.
    • Philip, who acquired the estate of Langston, co. Monmouth, in marriage with Gwenllian, 3rd dau. and co-heir of Sir John Norris, Knt. of Penllyne Castle, Glamorganshire, and was ancestor of the MORGANS of Llantarnam, (raised to the degree of a Baronet, in 1642,) now represented by the family of BLEWITT,* and the MORGANS of Tredunnock, whose heir is MRS. JANE HAWKINS, of The Garn. (See BURKE'S Extinct Baronetage.)
  • The elder son,
  • LLEWELLIN AP MORGAN, Lord of St. Clere and Tredegar, was grandfather of SIR JOHN MORGAN, Knt. of St. Clere and Tredegar, whose grandson, .... _____________________________________________
  • A history of the family of Morgan, from the year 1089 to present times ([1902?])
  • Pg.13
  • VIII. LLEWELYN ap IVOR of Tredegar, Lord of St Clear, married Angharad, daughter of Sir Morgan ap Meredith, from the Welsh Lords of Caerleon, ap Griffith ap Meredith ap Rhys, who bore "Argent a lion rampant sable." Sir Morgan died 1332, when Angharad was aged 32. They had : 1. Morgan. 2. Ivor Hael, whence MORGAN OF GWERN-Y-CLEPPA. 3. Philip, whence LEWIS OF ST. PIERRE.
  • IX. MORGAN of Tredegar and St. Clear, married Maud, daugter of Rhun ap Grono ap Llwarch, Lord of Cibwr. He died before 1384. Issue: 1. Llewelyn. 2. Philip, whence MORGAN OF LANGSTONE. 3. John, father of Gwenllian, married David Goch ap David, 4. Christian, married Jevan ap Jenkin Kemeys. 5. Ann, married David Gwilim David of Rhiwperra. 6. Margaret, married Traherne ap Meyric of Merthyr. 7. A daughter, married Thomas ap Gwillim of Carnllwyd. 8. Elenor, married Grono ap Howel Bennet.
  • X. LLEWELYN ap MORGAN of Tredegar and St. Clear, living 1387, married Jenet daughter and heir of David-vychan ap David of Rhydodyn, 1384-87. Issue: 1. Jevan. 2. Christy, married Madoc ap Jevan of Gelligaer. 3. —— , married Roger ap Adam of St. Mellon's. 4. —— , married Madoc of Bassalleg. 5. —— , married Thomas Llewelyn. 6. Ann, married John ap Jenkin. 7. —— , married —— of Raglan. 8. —— , married —— of Builth. __________________________________
  • The History of Monmouthshire By David Williams
  • Pg.127
    • SIR EDWARD MORGAN of Lantarnam, Com. Mon. Baronet. Kydovor Vawr Lord of Kylfant, one of the peers of Wales, of the royal blood of the Britains, paternally defcended from Bely, King of Britain.
  • Kydovor Vawr, Lord of Kylfant. = Elen, daughter and heirefs to Llewelen. on of the peers of Wales.
  • Bledry, Lord Kalfant. = Clydwen, daughter and heirefs to Griffith ap Hydrych, Lord of Gwenvay.
  • Ivor ap Bledery de eodem. = Tangluft, daughter and heirefs to Howel, faid Lord of St. Clere.
  • Morgan Llewellin, Lord of St. Clere, and Tredegar. = Angharand, daughter and heirefs of Sir Morgan Meredith, Lord of Tredegar, Knight.
  • Philip Morgan of Lanfton, Com. Mon. Efq. a 2nd brother = Daughter and heirefs of Sir John Norris of Langfton, Knight.
  • Jenkin Philip of Langfton, Efq. = Cicely, daughter to Sir John Welfh, Knight.
  • Morgan Jenkin of Langfton, Efq. = Elizabeth, daughter to Roger Vaughan, Efq.
  • Pg.128
  • Sir Thomas Morgan of Pencoyd, Knt. Com. Mon. = Joan, daughter and heirefs to John Gwiflyn Herbert, of Itton, Efq.
  • John Morgan of Caerleon, fecond fon, Efq. = Elizabeth, daughter to Lewes ap Richard Wyn, of the Van. Com. Glamorgan, Efq.
  • William Morgan of Lantarnam, Efq. = Elizabeth, daughter to Sir Rees Maunfel, Knight.
  • Edward Morgan of Lantarnam, Efq. = Elizabeth daughter and heirefs to Hugh Smith, of Long Afhton, Com. Som. Efq.
  • William Morgan of Lantarnam, Efq. = Lady Frances, daughter to Earl of Worcefter.
  • Sir Edward Morgan of Lantarnam, Baronet. = Mary, daughter to Sir Frances Englefield, Bart.
  • Sir Edward Morgan of Lantarnam, Baronet, now living. = Frances, daughter to Thomas Morgan, of Maughen, Efq.
    • Edward Morgan, Efq. Heir-apparent. __________________
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  1. Llewelyn, Morgan Ap

[Male] Birth: ABT 1330 Tredegar, Monmouth, Wales - Death: AUG 1384

Married to Rhun, Mallt (Maud) Verch [Female] Birth: ABT 1338 Cibwr, Senghennydd, Glamorgan, Wales - Marriage: ABT 1353


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Morgan ap Llewelyn's Timeline

Tredegar, Blaenau Gwent, Wales, United Kingdom
Tredegyr, Dyffryn, Monmouthshire, England
Langstone, Monmouthshire, Wales, United Kingdom
Tredegyr, Dyffryn, Monmouthshire, Wales (United Kingdom)
Tredegyr, Dyffryn, Monmouthshire, England
Tredegyr, Dyffryn, Monmouthshire, England
Tredegyr, Dyffryn, Monmouthshire, England
August 1384
Age 59
Tredegar, Blaenau Gwent, Wales, United Kingdom
March 18, 1939
Age 59
March 18, 1939
Age 59