Gwalachmai 1150-1190

Gwalchmai son of Meiler ab Mabon ap Iraddur ab Mor. Married Genhedles dau of Gwrgeneu ab Ednowain ab Ithel, Lord of Bryn in Pennant Melangell, of Powys, there sibling being Einion ab Gwalchmai.

Gwalchmai is an eminent poet and skilful Harp performer, a native of ynys Mon - Anglesey. There are twelve published poems in Myvy. Arch. One is addressed to Owain Gwynedd and one to the Battle of Tal y Voel in 1158 (Trans in the Cambrian register I, 404).

Bibliography

J.Y.W Lloyd of Clochfaen Esq., The History of Powys Madog Vol 1, London 1881 p. 117-8 note 1 p. 128

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