Hywel is a Welsh masculine given name. It may refer to:

  • Hoel, king of Brittany in Arthurian legend
  • Saint Hywel, a sixth-century disciple of Saint Teilo
  • Hywel ap Rhodri Molwynog, 9th century king of Gwynedd
  • Hywel Dda (died 950), or Hywel the Good, king of much of Wales, from Deheubarth
  • Huwal of the West Welsh, 10th century Welsh king, possibly identical to Hywel Dda
  • Hywel ab Owain Gwynedd (died 1170), Welsh poet and military leader
  • Hywel Bennett (born 1944), Welsh actor
  • Hywel Harris (1714-1773), a Welsh Methodist preacher.

Other articles related to "hywel":

Llywarch Ap Hyfaidd
904 or 905 by Cadell ap Rhodri and his son Hywel Dda, rulers of Seisyllwg ... brother, Rhodri, until rule was consolidated by Hywel ... Hywel married Llywarch's daughter, Elen, to legitimise his claim to the throne ...
Saint Hywel
... Saint Hywel was a little-known saint of the Celtic Christian church in Wales during the 6th century ... A single church (at Llanhowell) is dedicated to Saint Hywel, and by tradition the land on which it was built was granted to Hywel by King Aercol (also Agricola, a sixth ...
... Tŷ Hywel is named after Hywel Dda (Hywel the Good) and is used by the National Assembly for Wales, Cardiff, Wales ... On 25 June 2008, the Prince of Wales officially opened Siambr Hywel, the National Assembly's youth debating chamber and education centre ... in the former debating chamber in Tŷ Hywel, which was used until the Senedd was built ...
Cynan Ap Hywel
... Cynan ap Hywel (ruled 999–1005) was a Prince of Gwynedd, one of the kingdoms or principalities of medieval Wales ... to the original dynasty in the form of Idwal's great-grandson, Cynan ap Hywel ...