Angharad de Windsor (de Barry)
Angharad de Windsor (de Barry) (Born 1104 Died 1176)
foundress of the de Barry dynasty of Ireland who married William FitzOdo de Barry
Angharad, who married to William Odo de Barry (William de Barry), Odo de Barry was the grantee of the immense manor of Manorbier in Pembrokeshire, which included the manors of Jameston and Manorbier Newton, as well as the manors of Begelly and Penally. He built the first motte-and-bailey at Manorbier. His son, William FitzOdo de Barry, is the common ancestor of the Barry family in Ireland. He rebuilt Manorbier Castle in stone and the family retained the lordship of Manorbier until the 15th century.
• Philip de Barry (fl. 1183), was a Cambro-Norman warrior from Manorbier in Pembrokeshire who participated in the colonisation of Kingdom of Desmond following the Norman invasion of Ireland. He was the founder of the Barry or De Barry family in County Cork, and common ancestor of the barons Barry and earls of Barrymore. Philip de Barry, founder of Ballybeg Abbey at Buttevant in Ireland
• Robert de Barry (fl. 1175) was a Cambro-Norman warrior from Manorbier in Pembrokeshire who participated in the colonisation of the Kingdom of Desmond following the Norman invasion of Ireland.
• Edmond de Barry
• Gerald of Wales (c. 1146 – c. 1223), also known as Gerallt Gymro in Welsh or Giraldus Cambrensis in Latin, archdeacon ofBrecon, was a medieval clergyman and chronicler of his times. Born ca. 1146 at Manorbier Castle in Pembrokeshire, Wales, he was of mixed Norman and Welsh descent; he is also known as Gerald de Barri.
• Gerald was son of William FitzOdo de Barry (or Barri), the common ancestor of the Barry family in Ireland and one of the most powerful Anglo-Norman barons in Wales at that time. He was a maternal nephew of David fitzGerald, the Bishop of St David's and a grandson of Gerald de Windsor (alias FitzWalter), Constable of Pembroke Castle, and Nest the daughter of Rhys ap Tewdwr. Through their mother, Angharad, Gerald and his siblings were closely related to Angharad's first cousin, Rhys ap Gruffydd, the Lord Rhys (Yr Arglwydd Rhys), and his family.
Barons Barry (c. 1261)
• David de Barry, 1st Baron Barry (d. 1278)
• John Barry, 2nd Baron Barry (d. 1285)
• David FitzDavid Barry, 3rd Baron Barry (d. 1290)
• John Barry, 4th Baron Barry (d. 1330)
• David Barry, 5th Baron Barry (d. 1347)
• David Barry, 6th Baron Barry (d. 1392)
• John Barry, 7th Baron Barry (d. 1420)
• William Barry, 8th Baron Barry (d. 1480)
• John Barry, 9th Baron Barry (d. 1486)
• Thomas de Barry, 10th Baron Barry (d. 1488)
• William Barry, 11th Baron Barry (d. 1500)
• John Barry, 12th Baron Barry (d. 1530)
• John Barry, 13th Baron Barry (d. 1534)
• John FitzJohn Barry, 14th Baron Barry (1517–1553) (created Viscount Barry in 1541)
Viscounts Barry (1541)
• John FitzJohn Barry, 1st Viscount Barry (1517–1553)
• Edmund FitzJohn Barry, 2nd Viscount Barry (d. 1556)
• James FitzJohn Barry, 3rd Viscount Barry (d. 1557)
• James FitzRichard Barry, 4th Viscount Barry (b. c. 1520–1581)
• David Barry, 5th Viscount Barry (d. 1617)
• David Barry, 6th Viscount Barry (1604–1642) (created Earl of Barrymore in 1627/28)
Earls of Barrymore (1627/28)
• David Barry, 1st Earl of Barrymore (1604–1642)
• Richard Barry, 2nd Earl of Barrymore (1630–1694)
• Laurence Barry, 3rd Earl of Barrymore (1664–1699)
• James Barry, 4th Earl of Barrymore (1667–1747)
• James Barry, 5th Earl of Barrymore (1717–1751)
Nest ferch Rhys (b. c. 1085 - d. before 1136) was the only legitimate daughter of Rhys ap Tewdwr, last King of Deheubarth, by his wife, Gwladys ferch Rhiwallon ap Cynfyn of Powys. She is sometimes known, incorrectly, as "Nesta" or "Princess Nesta".
Gerald de Windsor (1070 -1136), also known as Gerald FitzWalter .Some time after the rebellion of the powerful Montgomery clan of Normandy and England, King Henry married Nest to Gerald de Windsor, Arnulf de Montgomery's former constable for Pembroke Castle and one of the recent Montgomery rebels. By Gerald, Nest is the maternal progenitor of the FitzGerald dynasty, one of the most celebrated families of Ireland and Great Britain..Angharad was the granddaughter Walter FitzOtho . FitzOtho became Constable of Windsor Castle immediately upon its completion by William I of England. of They are referred to as Cambro-Normans or Hiberno-Normans, and have been Peers of Ireland since 1316, when Edward II created the earldom of Kildare for John FitzGerald. Gerald de Windsor held the office of Constable of Pembroke Castle from 1102 and was granted the manor of Moulsford in Berkshire (now Oxfordshire) by Henry I of England. The castle at Carew came with Nest as part of her dowry. Gerald demolished the wooden structure and built a motte and bailey in its place.
In 1105, Gerald built the castle of Little Cenarch.
Robert Fitz-Stephen (c.1120–1183) was a Cambro-Norman soldier, one of the leaders of the Norman invasion of Ireland, for which he was granted extensive lands in Ireland. He was a son of the famous Nest, daughter of Rhys ap Tewdwr, the last king of Deheubarth (South Wales). His father was Nest's second husband, Stephen, Constable of Cardigan (Welsh: Aberteifi). Following the death of her first husband, Gerald de Windsor, her sons had married her to Stephen, her husband's constable for Cardigan. By Stephen, she had another son, possibly two; the eldest was Robert, and the younger may have been Hywel.
Robert rendered good service in the troubles of 1173 and was rewarded in 1177 by receiving from the king of England, jointly with Miles de Cogan, a grant of the kingdom of Cork, "from Lismore to the sea". with the exception of the city of Cork. Cogan was the son of his half-sister Gwladys. The native princes of that province disputed the king's right to dispose of the territory on the grounds that they had not resisted king Henry, or committed any act that would have justified the forfeiture of their lands. In consequence, Fitz-Stephen had difficulty in maintaining his position and was nearly overwhelmed by a rising in the Kingdom of Desmond in 1182. Having no living male heirs, Fitz-Stephen eventually ceded these territories to Angharad son Philip de Barry, his half-nephew around 1180:
1. ^ Rev. E. Barry, Records of the Barrys of County Cork from the earlist to the present time., Cork, 1902, pg 3.
2. ^ The Peerage: Gerald fitz Walter
3. ^ Geraldus Cambrensis, Vol. vi., p. 91.
4. ^ Welsh Biography Online
5. ^ Rev. E. Barry, Records of the Barrys of County Cork from the earliest to the present time., Cork, 1902, pg 4.
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