John ap Meredith ap Bedo of Tal y Llyn 1
- Born: <Merionethshire (Gwynedd), Wales>
- Marriage (1): Gwenllian verch Ednyfed ap David
- Died: <Tal-y-Llyn, Merionethshire (Gwynedd), Wales>
Other names for John were Sion Bedo, John ap Meredith y Bedo of Tal y Llyn and Sion ap Meredith y Bedo.
From the book Reifsnyder-Gillam Ancestry, edited by Thomas Allen Glenn (Philadelphia, 1902), provided by books.google.com, pp. 44-45:
"Hugh ap John, who died before 1588, was the son of John ap Meredith y Bedo ap David ap Jenkin ap Llewelyn ap Einion, of Llwydiarth, in the parish of Meifod, in Montgomeryshire. Hugh ap John, of Tal y Llyn, married Catharine, daughter of Rhys ap David.
John ap Meredith, of Tal y Llyn, married Gwenllian, daughter of Ednyfed ap David (living 6 Henry VIII, 1514), son of David ap Howell (Juror in an Inquisition held at Dôlgelly, 35 HGenry VI, 1456-7), son of Howell ap Einion (living 7 Henry V, 1415, and then one of the heirs to a wele of free land which had belonged to Llewelyn ap Tudor), son of Einion ap David (named in the extent of Henry V, 1419, but then dead), son of David ap Peredyr (Gethin) (named in said extent, but then dead), son of Peredyr (Gethin) ap Llewelyn ap Tudor, Lord of Talybont, temp. Edward I; descended from Ednowain ap Bradwen, as above [see footnote 4]."
Footnote 4: "Arch. Camb. 1 ser., vol 3, 208, 258, 261, &c. Records of Caernarvon, Extent Merioneth."
John married Gwenllian verch Ednyfed ap David, daughter of Ednyfed ap David ap Howell and Unknown.