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Williams, Griffithlocked

(1587/8–1672)
  • Vivienne Larminie

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Williams, Griffith (1587/8–1672), bishop of Ossory and controversialist, was born in the township of Treflan near Caernarfon into a well-established family of freeholders; according to Sir John Wynn, his mother's ancestors were from Penmynydd, Anglesey. After private education at Caernarfon, on 15 June 1604, aged sixteen, he matriculated from ...

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