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frrlelnp CamtoMt THIRD SERIES.—SUPPLEMENT to Vol, IV. DECEMBER, 1858. HISTORY OF RADNORSHIRE. By the late Rev. Jonathan Williams, M.A. ( Continued from page 368.J HUNDRED OF KNIGHTON. The territory now denominated the hundred of Knighton was in ancient times included in those portions of Cantref Moelynaidd, and Cantref-y-clawdd, which embraced the two mesne manors of Knighton, and Swydd-y-wgre, and a small portion of that of Swydd-wynogion, and con¬ tained the three cwmwds of Dyffryn Tafediad; Is-mynydd and Uwch-mynydd ; and Swydd-wynogion. It is situ¬ ated on the north-eastern extremity of this county, and is bounded on the east by the river Tame and Shropshire, on the west by the hundred of Rhayader, on the south by the hundreds of Cefn-y-llys and Radnor, and on the north by the line that separates the two counties of Radnor and Montgomery. It contains seven parishes, deluding one market-town, two contributary boroughs, and one independent lordship, viz., Bugaildu, Cnwclas, Heyope, Knighton, Llanana, Llanbadarn-fynydd, Llan- Wster, Llanddewi-ystrad-ennau, and Stanage. Heyope, Knighton, and Stanage, are Saxon names, the rest Welsh. I he reason why this hundred was denominated Knighton ARCH. CAMB., THIRD SERIES, VOL. IV., SUPPLEMENT. 3 Q