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HYWEL ap RHODRI MOLWYNOG (d. 825 ), king of Gwynedd ;

a great-grandson of Cadwaladr (d. 664 ) (q.v.) , and the last king in Anglesey of the line of Cunedda (q.v.) . The blood of Cunedda was transmitted, on Hywel 's death, to a new royal house through his niece, Ethyllt (grandmother of Rhodri the Great ) (q.v. ), daughter of his brother, Cynan (d. 816 ), with whom he had for long contested Anglesey .


  • A History of Wales: from the Earliest Times to the Edwardian Conquest


Professor Thomas Jones Pierce, M.A., F.S.A., (1905-1964), Aberystwyth

Published date: 1959