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Legendary History Prior to 1st Century BC
Beli Mawr and Llyr Llediath in Welsh Pedigrees
The Bartrum "Welsh Genealogies"
Bartrum's "Pedigrees of the Welsh Tribal Patriarchs"
A study in charting medieval citations
The Evolution of the "Padriarc Brenin" Pedigree
Generational Gaps and the Welsh Laws
Minimum Age for Welsh Kingship in the Eleventh Century
The Lands of the Silures
Catel Durnluc aka Cadell Ddyrnllwg
Ancient Powys
The Royal Family of Powys
The Royal Family of Gwynedd
The 5 Plebian Tribes of Wales
Maxen Wledig of Welsh Legend
Maxen Wledig and the Welsh Genealogies
Anwn Dynod ap Maxen Wledig
Constans I and his 343 Visit to Britain
Glast and the Glastening
Composite Lives of St Beuno
Rethinking the Gwent Pedigrees
The Father of Tewdrig of Gwent
Another Look at Teithfallt of Gwent
Ynyr Gwent and Caradog Freich Fras
Llowarch ap Bran, Lord of Menai
Rulers of Brycheiniog - The Unanswered Questions
Lluan ferch Brychan
The Herbert Family Pedigree
Edwin of Tegeingl and his Family
Angharad, Heiress of Mostyn
Ithel of Bryn in Powys
Idnerth Benfras of Maesbrook
Henry, the Forgotten Son of Cadwgan ap Bleddyn
The Muddled Pedigree of Sir John Wynn of Gwydir
The Mysterious Peverel Family
The Clan of Tudor Trevor
The Other "Sir Roger of Powys"
Ancestry of Ieuaf ap Adda ap Awr of Trevor
The Retaking of Northeast Wales
Hedd Molwynog or Hedd ap Alunog of Llanfair Talhearn
"Meuter Fawr" son of Hedd ap Alunog
The Medieval "redating" of Braint Hir
Aaron Paen ap Y Paen Hen
Welsh Claims to Ceri after 1179
The Battle of Mynydd Carn
Trahaearn ap Caradog of Arwystli
Cadafael Ynfyd of Cydewain
Maredudd ap Robert, Lord of Cedewain
Cadwgan of Nannau
Maredudd ap Owain, King of Deheubarth
What Really Happened in Deheubarth in 1022?
Two Families headed by a Rhydderch ap Iestyn
The Era of Llewelyn ap Seisyll
Cynfyn ap Gwerystan, the Interim King
The Consorts and Children of Gruffudd ap Llewelyn
The 1039 Battle at Rhyd y Groes
The First Wife of Bleddyn ap Cynfyn
Hywel ap Gronwy of Deheubarth
The Brief Life of Gruffudd ap Maredudd
The Other Gwenwynwyn
Eunydd son of Gwenllian
Sandde Hardd of Mortyn
The Floruit of Einion ap Seisyllt
The Enigmatic Elystan Glodrydd
Cowryd ap Cadfan of Dyffryn Clwyd
Owain ap Cadwgan and Nest ferch Rhys - An Historic Fiction?
The "sons" of Owain ap Cadwgan ap Bleddyn
The Betrayal by Meirion Goch Revisited
Gwyn Ddistain, seneschal for Llewelyn Fawr
The Men of Lleyn - How They Got There
Trahaearn Goch of Lleyn
Einion vs Iestyn ap Gwrgan - The Conquest of Glamorgan
Dafydd Goch ap Dafydd - His Real Ancestry
Thomas ap Rhodri - Father of Owain "Lawgoch"
The "Malpas" Family in Cheshire
Einion ap Celynin of Llwydiarth
Marchweithian, Lord of Is Aled, Rhufoniog
Osbwrn Wyddel of Cors Gedol
Bradwen of Llys Bradwen in Meirionydd
Ednowain ap Bradwen
Sorting out the Gwaithfoeds
Three Men called Iorwerth Goch "ap Maredudd"
The Caradog of Gwynedd With 3 Fathers
Who Was Sir Robert Pounderling?
Eidio Wyllt - What Was His Birthname?
The Legendary Kingdom of Seisyllwg
The Royal Family of Ceredigion
Llewelyn ap Hoedliw, Lord of Is Cerdin
The Ancestry of Owain Glyndwr
Welsh Ancestry of the Tudor Dynasty
Gruffudd ap Rhys, the Homeless Prince
The Children of Lord Rhys
Maredudd Gethin ap Lord Rhys
The 'Next Heir' of Morgan of Caerleon
Pedigree of the ancient Lords of Ial
The Shropshire Walcot Family
Pedigree of "Ednowain Bendew II"
Pedigree of Cynddelw Gam

                                        NEWTON FAMILY
                                            CHART XII
 
                                 975  Rhydderch ap Iestyn[1]  ob 1033
                                                    l
                                       1005  Caradog 
                                                    l
                                     1035  Rhydderch  ob 1076
                                                    l
                                       1075  Caradog
                                                    l
                                       1105  Gronwy
                                                    l
                                       1140  Hywel
                                                    l
                                   1170  Caradog of Newton
                                                    l
                                      1200  Wilcock
                                                   l
                                   1235  William Cradock[2]
                                                    l
                                        1270  John
                                                    l
                                        1300  Robert
                                                    l      
                                          1335 John
                                                    l
                                         1365  John
                                                    l
                                1395 Sir Richard Cradock/Newton[3]
                                                    l
                                 1430  Sir Richard Newton, Jr
                                                    l
                                     1465  Peter Newton[4]
                                                    l
                                  1500  Sir Peter Newton[5] see appendix
                  _____________________l__________
                  l                                                 l
      1530  John                                    1530  Maria
                _l______________                         =
                l                        l           1515  John Walcot
   1560  Margaret       1555 Francis               CHART XIV
                  =                    =                                    
 1550  Richard Lloyd ap    Mary Corbet 1555
            Richard              CHART VIII     
          CHART III
 
 
The Charts cross-referenced above can be seen by clicking on the appropriate links which follow the notes below
 
NOTES:
[1]  This Dyfed family of the Irish Deisi tribe was descended from Vortepir of c. 465; The mother of Rhydderch ap Iestyn was a daughter of Owain ap Hywel Dda and Rhydderch became King of Deheubarth in 1023 when all males paternally descended from Owain were too young to rule.  He was slain in 1033.
[2] The surname Cradock is the phonetic spelling of the Welsh name Caradog, his ancestor
[3] By letters patent in 1438, Sir Richard Cradock changed his surname to Newton, the home of his ancestor Caradog ap Hywel.  Most assume his reason was that the old named sounded too Welsh at a time when the Welsh were not held in high regard in England where his ancestor had long called home
[4]  Peter Newton was secretary to Prince Arthur, the eldest son of King Henry VII and served on the king's Privy Council.  He married Matilda, daughter of Richard Cholomondeley (a later lady of this family appears in the Appendix below); Matilda's mother was Elisabeth, daughter of Sir Roger Corbet of Moreton
[5]  Sir Peter Newton married Jane, daughter of Geoffrey Cyffin ap Morys ap Geoffrey ap Morys ap Ieuan Gethyn ap Madog Cyffin ap Madog Goch ap Ieuan ap Cuhelyn ap Rhun ap Einion Efell ap Madog ap Maredudd ap Bleddyn ap Cynfyn.  The mother of Jane (and wife of Geoffrey Cyffin) was Anne, daughter of George Stanley, Lord Strange.  George was the eldest son of Sir Thomas Stanley, 1st Earl of Derby but died in his father's lifetime.  His son, Thomas, became the 2nd Earl of Derby.
 
SOURCES:
[1] Dwnn i, 144/145 and Dwnn i, 274/275 for the family down to Sir Richard Cradock/Newton of c. 1395
[2] Visitation of Shropshire of 1623 for the marriage of Maria Newton to John Walcot
[3] See Chart III for the marriage of Margaret Newton to Richard Lloyd
[4] Visitation of Shropshire of 1623, pp 375 for the marriage of Francis Newton to Mary Corbet
[5] ibid, pp 477 for the marriage of Sir Peter Newton to Jane Cyffin
[6] H.F.J. Vaughan "Oswestry, Ancient and Modern, And Its Local Families", Archaeologia Cambrensis, 1885, pp 101 for the marriage of Sir Geoffrey Cyffin and his ancestry
[6] J.P. Earwaker "East Cheshire Past & Present" for the pedigree of the Stanley family of Alderly and the marriage of Elisabeth to Roger Downes 
                       
                              

APPENDIX:
 
       This chart, placed here for lack of room above, shows the families connected by marriage to Sir Peter Newton:
 
                                               1405  Sir Thomas Stanley, KG
                                                     _______l_________
                                                     l                         l     1440 
                                   1433  Sir Thomas Stanley     John Stanley
                                            1st Earl of Derby         of Alderly
                                                     l                          l
                                            George Stanley           Thomas 1470
             1440  Morys Cyffin      Lord Strange  1457          l
                            l                        l                          l
           1475  Geoffrey Cyffin======Anne 1480               l            
                                            l                                  l
    1495  Sir Peter Newton===Jane                                 l
                                                                               l
                 _______________________________________l
                 l
                 l
                 l
                 l
 1506  Thomas Stanley
                 l
    1532  Thomas=======Ursula Cholomondeley  1540
                           l
             1555  Elisabeth===Roger Downes  1545
                                         CHART XVI
           
 
 
 

CHART III

CHART VIII

CHART XIV

CHART XVI