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Male Lord of Abermarlais Rhys (Gryg) ap Rhys Click to view Lord of Abermarlais Rhys (Gryg) ap Rhys in the family tree

Rhys, known as Gryg, was born in 1169 in Dynevor Castle, Llandilo, Carmarthenshire, Wales.1   Gryg's father was King of South Wales Rhys Fychan ap Gruffydd and his mother was Gwenllian verch Madog.  His paternal grandparents were King of Wales Gruffydd ap Rhys and Gwenllian verch Gruffydd; his maternal grandparents were King of Powys Madog ap Maredydd and Susanna verch Gruffydd. He had four brothers and four sisters, named Maredudd, Hywel, Gruffydd, Cynwrig, Angharad, Gwenllian, Eva and Margred.  He was the third oldest of the nine children.  He died at the age of 64 in 1233 in Gladestry, Radnorshire, Wales.1 

Family Details of Gryg's family with Elliw verch Thomas

Family Details of Gryg's family with Joane de Clare

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