The history of the Gwydir family. 1st publ. by the hon. D. Barrington; now re-ed. by a native of the Principality [A. Llwyd]: to which is added, an original work, containing memoirs of contemporary Welshmen, bishops, &c., by the same author

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Page 51 - London, as also by ill keeping and ordering of the late dayes, are become a chaos and confusion from a total neglect of method and order, as •would be needful, for him who would be ascertained of the truth of things done from time to time.
Page 107 - ... or somewhat more, he attained the country language spoken in Geneva, which I think to be French. He served a Cure there, and preached ; and in the latter end lived well thereby.
Page 69 - Which she perceiving, was faine to lett slippe her hold, and running before him to a narrow passage, whereby he must pass through a brooke, where there was a footbridge, near the ford. She then steps to the foot-bridge, and takes away the...
Page 86 - All the whole countrey then was but a forest, rough and spacions, as it is still, but then waste of inhabitants, and all overgrowne with woods ; for Owen Glyndwr's warres beginning in 1400, continued fifteen yeares, which brought such a desolation that greene grasse grew on the market place in Llanrwst, called Bryn y botten, and the deere fled f into the church-yard, as it is reported.
Page 95 - He durst not, although he were guarded with twenty tall1 archers, make knowne when he went to church or elsewhere, or goe or come the same way through the woodes and narrowe places, lest he should be layed for: this was in the beginning of his time.
Page 54 - he brought to her presence John Ap Meredith and Howell Ap Llewellyn Ap Howell, his neare cozens, men of goodly stature and personage, but wholly destitute of bringing up and nurture, for when the queen had spoken to them in divers languages, and they were not able to answer her, she said that they were ' the goodliest dumbe creatures that ever she saw.
Page 69 - God, not to harme her husband, that meant him noe harme ; and withall steps to his horse, meaning to have caught him by the bridle, which he seeing, turned his horse about. She then caught the horse by the tail, hanging upon him...
Page 73 - s reign — so Jevan commanded one of his men to strike off their heads, " which the fellow, doing faintly, the murderer told him that if he had his neck under his sword he would make better work : whereupon Jevan, stepping up in a rage, struck off their heads himself.

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