Roderick the Great King of All Wales and the Isle of Man

Male, #25891, (about 788 - 877)
     Roderick the Great King of All Wales and the Isle of Man was born about 788 as he was 89 years old when slain. He was the son of Merfin Frych King of Powis and the Isle of Man and Essylit.1,2 His name was also spelt "Rhodri Mawr ap Merfyn Frych" in Welsh.2,3 Roderick, married Angharad verch Meurig, daughter of Meirig.4,1 Roderick the Great King of All Wales and the Isle of Man was crowned in 843.1 He died in 877 slain in battle against the Saxons in Mon.1,2,3

Children of Roderick the Great King of All Wales and the Isle of Man and Angharad verch Meurig

Citations

  1. MacKenzie, George Norbury. Colonial Families of the United States of America. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1966.
  2. Moriarty, G. Andrews. "The Paternal Ancestry of Rhodri Mawr", The American Genealogist volume XLI (1965).
  3. Maund, Kari. The Welsh Kings: Warriors, Warlords and Princes. Straud, Gloucestershire, United Kingdom: Tempus Publishing Limited, 2006.
  4. Seaver, Jesse Montgomery. The Bowen Genealogy. Philadelphia: privately printed, 1931.