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52 THE CAMBRIAN REMEMBRANCER. MAY, 1878. Griffith and Gwen had a son, Hugh (sheriff 1609) Avho married Margaret Abertyn, of Bodsgallen, and they had a .son Robert (sheriff of Denbighshire, 1618), who married Catherine Griffith, of Carnar¬ von; they had a son, Hugh, who married Ellen Vaughan, of Corsygedol; and they had a son Robert, who married Ellen Wynn, of Plas Mawr, Conway, and from them that share of Plas Isa' estate de¬ scended at once to the Mostyns, who afterwards sold it. OWEN and Ellin had a son, John, who sold all his estate, except Caemilwr, to Sir John Wynn of Gwydir; he married Margaret Lloyd of Rhiw- aedog,and tliey had a daughter, Ellen, who married Richard Williams, of Llysdulas (M.P. 18 James I.), Anglesey; they had a son John Williams (a learned antiquary), who married Grace Hughes of Plas Coeh, and their son Griffith Williams (who died 1708) sold what remained of the Ty Isa' estate, and then died. So, for our present purpose, ends that chapter in the story. Robert and Dorte had two sons—John, who married Margaret Vaughan of Cors y Gedol, and Thomas, who married Ellen Thomas, of Coed Helen, Carnarvon. The last couple had a son Robert, who married Margaret Prydderch, and they had a daughter, Ellen, who married Robert Wynn of Berthddu; and there we must leave that line also, for it has no more to do with the purpose of our narrative. I mutt leave the narrative therefor the present, and in my next I will take it up with Morris Wvnn. A Cambhian. ODDS AND ENDS. Images in Wales.—Burnet, in his " History of the Reformation," says that a great image of wood, " called Darvel Gatberen," was sent up to London I in 1538, and there burnt. Ellis Prices's "Visitation of the Diocese of St. Asaph" gives the following account of it:—"The people of the country had a great superstition for it, and many pilgrimages were made to it, so that (on the 6th of April, 15:>7) there were reckoned to be above five or six hundred pilgrims there. Some brought oxen and cattle, and some brought money ; and it was generally be¬ lieved that if any offered to the image, he' had power to deliver his soul from hell. It is not generally known that this image was broken up and used as fuel in the burning of Friar Forrest at Smithfield, after his condemnation as a heretic. There is no reason for doubting the testimony of Price in this instance, but if the character given to him by Mr Pennant be true, his evidence upon any matter is hardly deserving of credit. FTtstokutn The Saxons and the Welsh.—One John Thelwale, who describes himself as "descended from a Saxon family of his name, many centuries ago settled in North Wales," but who was himself born in London in 1764, wrote and published in 1801 "Poems chiefly Written in Retirement.'' In one of hig poems he describe^the fall of many Cambrian chiefs before the prowess of a great Saxon hero, and one part of it is so line that 1 have coined it out for your "Remembrancer:"— "-----So the hero rag'd, And to their woods and mountains ohas'd the tribes Of Cambria's boastful warriors. Dee's broad waves lian purple to the sea ; proud Bangor ttaru'd ; And Tegan-Cester, trembling to its base, Confus'd the Saxon pow'r. Nor scap'd the chiefs ; But, by the outstretched Sax uiow'd down, or crush'd Beneath the pond'rous mace, groaning they fell, In conflict and in flight, a royal carnage ! First bled Gwendellan, fierce Caradoc next, Madoc and Modred, strong Derwyddon Llucld, Meirion and Mathraval; lthiwallon next, Renown'd for brutal rage ; and Howel's son, Proud Cunvan ; swift Arddiffrid, then we slew, O'ertaken in flight, and making fruitless stand, Cadwallader, and Rhun, and Rhuthfedel, And stern Cadoftiti, tall Usgathrog Mawr, Einion and Cadifor—arglvvyddi all, Fam'd in their clans, and Bards whose epic songs Inflame the martial ardour, Cadvan's self— (Your Edwin's patron !) who, with all his hosts, Flush'd with predicted conquest, from the North Came foaming (like the torrents from the heights, Swol'n by autumnal rains—an upland sea !) Stood all aghast; and, doubting Merlin's faith, For his own Snowdon trembled and retired." We must, of course, make due allowance for poetic license when reading the above, but there is some foundation in fact for the statement that the Welsh suffered terribly at the hands of the Saxons. Gladwyn. JUNE 1st, 1878. the The Wynns of Gwydir.—We resume memorials of this eminent family with MORoais Wynn, who married Jane, daughter of Sir Richard Bulkeley, Knight, of Beaumaris, by whom he had the following children:— l. John Wynn, who will be dealt with hereafter. ± Richard Wynn, M.A., who married Grace Owen, of Abergele. 3. Robert Wynne, who married Catherine, daughter of David Lloyd ap William, of Mochnant. 4. Lizan Wynn, who was living in 158S unmarried. 5. Dorothy Wynn, who married Thomas Powel, of Horsley, near Gresford. 6. Margaret Wynn, who married Thomas Salis¬ bury, of Lleweni. Be married subsequently Ann Grenville, of Milcott, Warwickshire, and at her death, the celebrated Catherine, of Berain; but we need not trouble our¬ selves with his descendants by these alliances. He [sat in Parliament for Carnarvonshire 1553, 1554, 1558—9 and 1562—3, and served the office of sheriff 1555,1570, and 1578. Dying in 1580 he was buried at Dolwyddelan. And now we are brought to John'Wynn, who was born in 1553, and in 1574 went to London to study the law. He was, accord¬ ing to Mr Pennant, "a man of abilities, and particu¬ larly attentive to the antiquities of his country and