Jenkin ab Adam, Lord of Wern Ddu

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Jenkin ab Adam, Lord of Wern Ddu

Birthplace: Wernddu, Monmouthshire, England
Death: 1344 (49-59)
Wernddu, Monmouthshire, England
Immediate Family:

Son of Adam ap Cynhaethwy and Cristin verch Gwarin Ddu
Husband of Gwenllian ferch Aaron and Lowry verch Philip
Father of Gwilym ap Jenkin, Master Sergeant of Abergavenny; Philip ap Jenkin and Jonet verch Jenkin
Brother of Sir Thomas ab Adam, Lord of Llanllowel

Occupation: A clerk to the Lord of Abergavenny, Lord of Gwarindee
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About Jenkin ab Adam, Lord of Wern Ddu

See Darrell Wolcott, "The Herbert Family Pedigree," (Anne Brannen, curator, January 2, 2019)

See Peter Bartrum, (January 6, 2017; Anne Brannen, curator)

Born: Abt 1290, Wernddu, Monmouthshire, Wales Married: 3738 Died: Abt 1344, Llanvapley, Monmouthshire, Wales

  General Notes:

Jenkin ab Adam, of Gwern-ddu, Llandeilo Bertholau, Abergavenny; married Lowri, daughter of Philip ab Adam Fychan. [Burke's Peerage]


Jenkin was a clerk to the Lord of Abergavenny, and lived at Llanvapley. His only child was Gwilym.


Copied from Herbert, George biography, 88.1911

Jenkin ap Adam (temp. Edward III), who had a small Monmouthshire estate at Llanvapley and the office of master sergeant of the lordship of Abergavenny, a place which gave him precedence after the steward of that lordship. 3738

  Marriage Information:

Jenkin married Lowri FERCH PHILIP, daughter of Philip AP ADAM of Wernddu and Unknown 3738. (Lowri FERCH PHILIP was born about 1300 in Wernddu, Monmouthshire, Wales.)

See Darrell Wollcott, for the untangling of these lines: (January 13, 2016; Anne Brannen, curator)

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