Llywelyn ap Heilyn of Bodorgan
(Cir 1400-)


Family Links

1. Marsli verch Ieuan Llwyd
2. Angharad verch Gwilym ap Gruffydd

Llywelyn ap Heilyn of Bodorgan 1 2 3

  • Born: Cir 1400
  • Marriage (1): Marsli verch Ieuan Llwyd
  • Marriage (2): Angharad verch Gwilym ap Gruffydd

   Other names for Llywelyn were Llewellyn ap Heilen of Bodorgan and Llywelyn Ap Hwlcyn.

  Research Notes:

He fought in the battle of Bosworth.

From Welsh Biography Online:

"MEYRICK family, Bodorgan , Anglesey . This family is descended from Cadafael, lord of Cedewain in Powys, but it was in the Tudor period that it first came into prominence. LLEWELYN AP HEILYN fought under Henry Tudor at the battle of Bosworth; his son MEURIG AP LLEWELYN served under Henry VIII, was promoted to be captain of the bodyguard, and was given the Crown Lease of the manor of Aberffraw."

Llywelyn married Marsli verch Ieuan Llwyd, daughter of Ieuan Llwyd of Gorddinog and Unknown. (Marsli verch Ieuan Llwyd was born in Bodsilin, Abergwyngregyn, Wales.)

Llywelyn next married Angharad verch Gwilym ap Gruffydd.


1 Website:, http://www.varrall.net/pafg43.htm#947.

2 Lloyd, Jacob Youde William, The History of the Princes, the Lords Marcher, and the Ancient Nobility of Powys Fadog (Vol. 6. London: Whiting & Co., 1887.), p. 202.

3 Honourable Society of Cymmrodorion, Dictionary of Welsh Biography (National Library of Wales. 2007. Welsh Biography Online. <http://wbo.llgc.org.uk/en/index.html> ), ttp://yba.llgc.org.uk/en/s-MEYR-BOD-1485.html.

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