Maud de Braose
married to
Gruffydd ap Rhys

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d. 29 December 1210
"That year, on the feast-day of Thomas the Martyr, Maud de Braose, mother of the sons of Gruffydd ap Rhys, died at Llanbadarn Fawr, after she had received communion, confession and penance and taken the habit and she was buried with her husband at Strata Florida." (Brut y Tywysogyon, entry for 1210)

Father: William de Braose

Mother: Maud de St. Valery

Married in 1189 to Gruffydd ap Rhys, Prince of Deheubarth.
Rhys died 25 July 1201, buried at the Abbey of Strata Florida (ByT)

After his father's death in 1197, Gruffydd was handed over to the English government by Gwenwynwyn, lord of Powys, imprisoned in Corfe castle, then brought in to negotiate with Powys during Gwenwynwyn's campaign against William de Braose's stronghold at Painscastle. His wife Maud was kept as his hostage, and an entry on the Pipe Roll for 1198 shows her in Bridgenorth castle. A little boat was hired to take her by the Severn to Gloucester (Pipe Roll, 10 Richard I., p. 108).

Child 1: Rhys Ieuanc d. Aug 1222, buried at Strata Florida (ByT)

Child 2: Owain d. 17 Jan 1235, buried at Strata Florida (ByT)

Child 3: Lleucu (Leuca) = Geoffrey de Camville

Thanks to Doug Richardson for pointing me at the evidence for Lleucu.

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