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  • ID: I1892
  • Name: Nesta Verch Rhys
  • Suffix: Heiress Of Carew
  • Title: Heiress Of Carew
  • Sex: F
  • Birth: 1073 in Deheubarth, Wales
  • Death: BEF 1136
  • Event: Naming ABT 1073
  • Event: Naming ABT 1060 Wales
  • Note:
  • Page: 496, 1679
  • Page: 496, 1679
  • Page: 33a-23
  • Page: 33a-23
  • Page: 496, 1679
  • Page: 33a-23
  • Text: 25 OCT 2003
  • Page: 55
  • Text: 3 JAN 2004
    Name Suffix: Heiress Of Carew
    Ancestral File Number: 8XJ2-WR
    Nest (who also [in addition to Gerald fitz Walter] had by Stephen, Constable of Cardigan, a son (Robert fitz Stephen) and by Henry I another son (Henry, killed 1158, father of Meiler fitz Henry), daughter of Rhys ap Tudor Mawr, Prince of South Wales. [Burke's Peerage, p. 1679]

    Known as the most beautiful woman in Wales. She had many lovers. In Christmas 1108 Owain ap Cadwgan of Cardigan came to visit Gerald and Nesta. He so lusted after her that he, that night, attacked the castle and carried her off and had his way with her. This upset Henry I [King of England] so much that the incident started a war.
    Source:www.dcs.hull.ac.ukShe was stunningly beautiful, called the Helen of Wales. She was thedaughterof the last king of indenpendent Deheubarth, she was themistress of Henry I, king of England,and had a son by him Robert DeCarn, Earl of Dorchester and Gloucester. Henry I took the throne awayfrom his brother in 1100. She was the wife of Gerald de Windsor,Constable of Pembroke, she was romantically abducted by Owain apCadwgan,son of the Prince of Powys, and is generally supposed to have had anynumber of other romantic liaisons. She was the founder of moredynastiesthan is polite to mention. Thousands of Welsh children today arestill
    refered to asNest in her honour.
    1 1 2 2 1 2 3 4
  • Change Date: 14 JAN 2007 at 00:13:57




    Marriage 1 Spouse Unknown
    • Married: in 1st Husband? 5 5 6

    Marriage 2 Henry I Beauclerc (King of England 1100-1135) b: SEP 1068 in Selby, Yorkshire, England c: 5 AUG 1100 in Selby, Yorkshire, England
    • Married: ABT 1099 in No Marriage 5 5 5 6
    • Note:
      _STAT: EVEN
      TYPE Partners
      DATE Abt 1103
    Children
    1. Has No Children Maud Princess Of England b: 1086 in England
    2. Has No Children Henry Fitzhenry b: ABT 1105 in Of Narberth & Pebidiog, Wales

    Marriage 3 Spouse Unknown
    • Married: ABT 1100 in No Marriage 5 6

    Sources:
    1. Title: Burke's Peerage & Baronetage, 106th Edition, Charles MosleyEditor-in-Chief, 1999
      Abbrev: Burke's Peerage & Baronetage, 106th Edition, Charles MosleyEditor-in-Chief, 1999
    2. Title: Ancestral Roots of Certain American Colonists, 7th Edition, by FrederickLewis Weis, additions by Walter Lee Shippard Jr., 1999
      Abbrev: Ancestral Roots of Certain American Colonists, 7th Edition, by FrederickLewis Weis, additions by Walter Lee Shippard Jr., 1999
    3. Title: GEDCOM File : emsuggs.ged
      Author: Not Given
      Abbrev: GEDCOM File : emsuggs.ged
    4. Title: GEDCOM File : 2746994.ged
      Abbrev: GEDCOM File : 2746994.ged
    5. Title: Burke's Peerage & Baronetage, 106th Edition, Charles MosleyEditor-in-Chief, 1999
      Abbrev: Burke's Peerage & Baronetage, 106th Edition, Charles MosleyEditor-in-Chief, 1999
      Page: 1679
    6. Title: GEDCOM File : 2746994.ged
      Abbrev: GEDCOM File : 2746994.ged
      Page: 55
      Text: 3 JAN 2004
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