Gruffydd II ap Madog, Lord of Dinas Bran
Gruffydd Maelor II (died 1269) was Prince of Powys Fadog.
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 (1224 - c1278), daughter of Henry de Audley and of Bertrade Mainwaring.
Death & IssueEdit
He died in 1269 (or 1270) leaving issue:
- Madog II, succeeded his father and was killed in battle with the English in 1277.
- Owain, whose daughter, Gweirca ferch Owain, has the oldest dated grave slab in Wales.
- Gruffydd Fychan I succeeded his eldest brother in 1277 and died in 1289.
- Angharad d. 1308. m (after 1261) William le Boteler of Wem, Shropshire (-1283). One of their children was William Boteler, 1st Baron Boteler (second creation).
- Margery ferch Gruffydd b. 1261 She married Sir John de Arderne.
Powys Fadog was divided, in accordance with Welsh custom, between his sons:
- J. E. Lloyd, Owen Glendower: Owen Glyn Dŵr (Clarendon Press, Oxford, 1931), 9-10.