British Antiquities Revived, Or A Friendly Contest Touching the Soveraignty of the Three Princes of Wales in Ancient Times: To which is Added the Pedegree of the Earl of Carbery, with a Short Account of the Five Royal Tribes of Cambria

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R.Saunderson, 1834 - 80 pages
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Page 76 - Blethyn ap •TV iil'yu, made diligent search for the arms, ensigns, and pedigrees of their ancestors, the nobility and kings of the Britons. What they discovered by their pains, in any papers and records, was afterwards, by the bards, digested and put into books, and they ordained five royal tribes, (there being only three before) from whom their posterity to this day can derive themselves ; and also fifteen special tribes, of whom the gentry of North Wales are, for the most part, descended.
Page 75 - G. tusked Or. His mother's Coat, Parted per Bend sinister Ermine and Ermines, over all, a Lyon rampant Or, 5.
Page 67 - ... subdidit, ut in omnibus regiae voluntati sie obediens esset, sicut Aethered cum Merciis. 10) Palgrave Commonwealth I. 458. 459., Lappenberg I. 375. 376. 11) Die Beweisstellen stehen bei Palgrave T. II. p. CCXLVI. CCXLIX. CCL. CCLII. 12) Lappenberg I. 408. Die von ihm...
Page 37 - And in the year of our Lord 1164 (just 20 yeares before the date of the former Charter) as witnesseth the Book of Conway, it [ie Strata Florida] was first covented.
Page 75 - Merionethshire. IV. Ethelystan Glodrydd, (the fourth royal tribe,) prince of the country* between Wye and Severn. He was the son of Cyhelyn ap Ifor, by Rhiengar, the daughter and heir of Gronw ap Tudor Trevor, from whom he had derived to him the title of the earldom of Hereford. Athelstan, king of England, was his godfather. Ethelystan, (or as he is sometimes called Elystan,) bore two coats quartered, azure, three boars heads caboched sable, langued gules, tusked or.
Page 75 - Gryfiuh ap Cynan, king of North Wales, is the first registered in our books. He was the grand-child of prince Jago ap Edwal, whose son Cynan was forced to fly into Ireland for safety, where he married Ranultt, daughter of Auloedd, king of Dublin, Man, and the Isles, and the relict of Mathganyn, king of Ulster, and had issue by her this Gryffith.

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