On this date in our family history . . . the 2nd day of May . . . in the year 1230 . . . Baron William de Braose dies in Wales . . . The Chronicle of Ystrad Fflur's entry for 1230 reads :: In this year William de Breos the Younger, lord of Brycheiniog, was hanged by the Lord Llywelyn in Gwynedd, after he had been caught in Llywelyn's chamber with the king of England's daughter, Llywelyn's wife. . . . this William is believed to be a 21st great-grandpa to our Josephine (1842-1899) . . . who is a 2nd great-grandma to the Keeper of this blog . . .