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Female Gwladys (Ddu, The Dark Eyed) verch Llewelyn (Gladys "The Dark" of Wales) Click to view Gwladys (Ddu, The Dark Eyed) verch Llewelyn in the family tree

Gwladys, known as Ddu, The Dark Eyed, was born in 1187.1   Ddu, The Dark Eyed's father was Llewelyn (The Great) ap Iorweth and her mother was Tangwystl verch Llywarch.  Her paternal grandparents were Prince of Gwynedd Iowerth Drwyndwn ap Owain and Marared verch Madog; her maternal grandparents were Llywarch (The Red) Goch ap Iowerth of Rhos and Tangwystl verch Llywarch. She had a brother named Fawr.  She was the older of the two children. She had three half-brothers and four half-sisters, named Dafydd, Tegwared-Y-Baiswen, Llywelyn, Angharad, Elen, Margred and Helen.  She died at the age of 64 in 1251 in Windsor, Berkshire, England.1 

Family Details of Ddu, The Dark Eyed's family with Earl of Wigmore Ralph de Mortimer


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