Heraldic Visitations of Wales and Part of the Marches; Between the Years 1586 and 1613, Under the Authority of Clarencieux and Norroy, Two Kings at AR
This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1846 edition. Excerpt: ... slain under him, and himself hurt, and yet he upheld the great Standard of England. There is mention of this (the) shot made at the great standard of England in the Chronicles of that time, for the which service the Duke of Northumberland bestowed upon him two fine things in Llyn, viz.--the Isle of Bardsey and tho demesne house of the Abbot of Bardsey, near Aberdaron, called the Cwrtwith. The honorable mention made of his service in the grant, which I have seen and read: a rare matter to find so good a master." (Sic.) John Wynn ap Hugh was Sheriff for Carnarvonshire in 1551 and 1560. Hugh Gwyn Bodvel, Esq. is party to a bond to Robert Earl of Leicester, dated 24th May, 23d Elizabeth (1581), and was Sheriff for Carnarvonshire in 1589 and 1597. 8 See Plas du. 4 Thomas Bodvel, Esq. was Sheriff for Carnarvonshire in 1609. Lowri was his second wife, and by her he had more children than are here named, born probably after the date which appears under the name of their mother. 5 Jane and William Griffith were married on the 27th November, 1593. 8 Sion Bodvel, afterwards Sir John Bodvel, Knight, was Sheriff of Carnarvonshire in 1023. Mary Bagnall was probably his first wife, and it is believed died without issue. He was also married to Elizabeth, daughter of Sir John Wynn, of Gwydir, Baronet, by whom he had a son, who died without issue, and two daughters, Sarah, wife of Robert Roberts, Earl of Radnor, and Mary, wife of Hugh Cholmondeley, Esq. By him, who was baptized at Peover, in the county of Chester, 24th July, 1591, and died at Bodvel, 11th September, 1655, she was mother of Robert, the first Viscount Cholmondeley. 7 Mary, daughter of Sir Harry Bagnall, Knight, died the 27th of January, 1605, (probably 1605-6.) Sir Henry Bagnall was son and...
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