Elen ferch Llywelyn (the Elder)
Elen ferch Llywelyn (c. 1207 – 1253) was the daughter of Llywelyn the Great of Gwynedd in North Wales by Joan, Lady of Wales, the natural daughter of King John of England. She is sometimes referred to as Elen (Helen, Ellen) 'the Elder' to distinguish her from a younger sister of the same name, wife of Máel Coluim II, Earl of Fife.
|Elen ferch Llywelyn|
|Countess of Huntingdon and Chester|
|Died||1253 (aged 46–47)|
|Spouse||John of Scotland, Earl of Huntingdon|
Sir Robert de Quincy
|Issue||Hawise de Quincy|
|Father||Llywelyn the Great|
|Mother||Joan, Lady of Wales|
Elen married John of Scotland, 9th Earl of Huntingdon, in about 1222. He died aged thirty in 1237, and she was forced by King Henry III (her mother's half-brother) to marry Sir Robert de Quincy, the son of Saer de Quincy. Their daughter, Hawise, married Baldwin Wake, Lord Wake of Liddell.