NameRhys ap Gruffydd FitzUryan
Birthabt 1500, Newton, Llandyfeisant, Carmathenshire, Wales
Death4 Jan 1531, Tower Hill, England
FatherGruffydd ap Rhys FitzUryan (~1474-1522)
Misc. Notes
In 1529 a quarrel arose between Devereux's men and those of Rhys. Rhys was accused of plotting with the King of
Scots to make himself ruler of Wales. Part of the evidence against him was that he had sought to stress his links with the
ancient Welsh kings but adopting the name Fitzurien. He was executed in 1531 and much of his land passed to Walter
- From "A History of Wales", by John Davies, p. 223 (Penguin English Edition)
Birthabt 1500, Ashwell Thorpe, Norfolk, England
Death12 Apr 1548, England
ChildrenWilliam (1522-1588)
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