Gruffydd II ap Madog, Lord of Dinas Bran

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Gruffydd Maelor II (died 1269) was Prince of Powys Fadog.


He was the eldest son of Madog ap Gruffydd Maelor and inherited his father's lands and title in partial succession along with his four brothers Gruffydd Ial, Maredudd, Hywel and Madog Fychan.

The Kingdom of Powys Fadog had previously been unified under one leader but now had five and was subjected to outside forces as well.


He married Emma de Audley 1224 - c1278, daughter of Henry de Audley 1175 - c1249 (son of Adam de Audley and Emma Fitzhorm) and of Bertrade de Mainwaring 1196 - c1249 (daughter of Ralph de Mainwaring of Chester and Amice de Machines de Keveloc - a direct descendant Henry I and Sybil Corbet).

Death & Issue[edit]

He died in 1269 (or 1270) leaving issue:

Powys Fadog was divided in accordance with Welsh custom between his sons:


  1. ^ J. E. Lloyd, Owen Glendower: Owen Glyn Dŵr (Clarendon Press, Oxford, 1931), 9-10.