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1554.- Robert Massey' of Maesmynan, Esq.

1555.- Foulk Lloyd of Henllan, otherwise called Foulk Lloyd Rossendale, of Foxhall in the parish of Henllan, was the eldest son of Piers Lloyd Rossendale of Foxhall, Esq., by Margaret, daughter of Robert Salusbury of Llanrwst, Esq. This family is descended from Harry Rossendale, of Rossendale near Clitheroe in Lancashire, who had lands given to him in the neighbourhood of Denbigh by Henry Lacy, Earl of Lincoln and Lord of Denbigh and Rhyfoniog, 1287. Foulk Lloyd married Mary, daughter and sole heiress of John Dacres, Esq., and had issue: 1. John Lloyd of Foxhall, married (1) Sybil, daughter

of Richard Glynn, Esq.; (2), Ann, daughter of John aer Conway of Bodrhyddan, Esq. By his first wife he was the father of

1. Foulk Lloyd, high sheriff in 1592 and 1623. (See p. 25.)

2. Richard Lloyd.
3. Mary married to Pyers ab John.
4. Isabel.

5. Catherine married to Hugh ab Thomas ab

William. u. Harri Lloyd. III. Alice married to Foulk ab Ieuan. 1v. Margaret married (1) to Foulk ab David ; (2) to

Pyers Salusbury. v. Catherine married to Thomas ab Hugh.

Arms.Quarterly or and az., two roebucks passant countercharged of the field.

the field. (Lewys Dwnn.) 1556.Thomas Billot of Burton, Esq., was the eldest son of John Billot, of Morton in co.of Chester, and Jane, his wife, daughter of Ralph Morton of Little Morton, co. of Chester, Esq. (who bore arg. a greyhound sable, collared gules), and grandson of Thomas Billot ab Thomas Billot ab John Billot, who married Catherine,

1 The Denbigh list gives Edward Almor. This error has evidently arisen from want of care on the part of copyists. The Gwaenynog list gives “Robert massi” as sheriff for this year.

daughter and coheiress of Thomas Moreton, lord of Great

Moreton in the co. of Chester (24th Hen. VI). He pur-

chased divers lands in Burton and Gresford, in the co.

of Denbigh (5th Ed. VI), and was farmer of St. John's

Hospital in Chester. He married Alice, daughter of

William Roydon of Burton, Esq. (who bore az. three

stags' heads erased in bend or), by whom he had issue

ten sons and six daughters :

1. Edward Billot of Morton and Burton, Esq., in 1597

married Amy, daughter and coheiress of Anthony

Grosvenor of Diddleston, Esq., by whom he had

issue:

1. John, sheriff in 1642. (See that date.)

2. George.

3. Thomas.

4. Susanna married to Broughton.

5. Frances.

6. Mary married to Thomas Gamul of Chester.

II. Thomas.

111. Hugh Billot (or Bellot), D.D., Bishop of Bangor,

Dec. 1585; translated to Chester, June 25th, 1595;
died 1596, and lies buried in the chancel of Wrex-

ham Church. (Willis' Bangor, p. 107.)

IV. John

v. George.

vi. Robert of Bersham, 1560, married to Anne, daughter

of Piers Mostyn of Talacre, Esq.

VII. David. VIII. Matthew.

IX. Owen.

x. Cuthbert, Archdeacon of Chester.

XI. Mary married (1) to Richard Mynsule of Mynsule;

(2), Arthur Stackey.

XII. Ermine married (1) to John Manley of Pulton ;

(2), to Thomas Maudley of Lache near Chester.

XIII. Dorothy married to John Drinkwater of Chester.

XIV. Jane.

xv. Elizabeth.

XVI. Susan.

This family is descended from Sir Ingram Billot of
Thorpe Billot in the co. of Norfolk.

Arms.- Argt, on a chief gules, three cinquefoils of the

field. (Harl. MS. 1971.)

1557.-Ellis Price, LL.D. (See p. 9.)

ELIZABETH.

1558.Edward Almor of Pant Yochin. (See p. 12)

1559.--Robert Puleston of Bersham, Esq., was the eldest son of Sir John Puleston, Knt., high sheriff in 1543. He represented the co. of Denbigh in the third Parliament of the reign of Queen Elizabeth, in 1571. (See p. 3.)

1560.-Robert Fletcher of Llanfair Dyffryn-Clwyd, Esq. 1561.Thomas Morris of Ruthin, Esq.

1562.Robert ab Hugh of Creuddin, Esq., was the eldest son of William Pugh of Penrhyn Creuddin, Esq., by Elizabeth, his wife, daughter of William Mostyn of Talacre, Maesglas, and Basingwerk Abbey, Esq. Robert ab Hugh represented the co. of Denbigh in the first Parliament of the reign of Queen Elizabeth, in 1558. He married Margaret, daughter of John Lewis, of Presaddfed in Anglesey, Esq. ; descended from Hwfa ab Cynddelw, chief of one of the noble tribes of North Wales, who held his estate in fee by attending the prince's coronation, and bearing up the right side of the canopy over the prince's head at that solemnity. (Rowland's Mona Antiqua.) He bore gules, a chev. inter three lions rampt. or. The Creuddin family is descended from Marchudd, lord of Uwchdulas, baron of Brynffanigl, and chief of one of the noble tribes of Gwynedd and Powys. The last male heir of this family, Edward Philip Pugh of Penrhyn Creuddin and Coetmore, in the county of Carnarvon, had an elder daughter and coheiress, Bridget, who in 1766 married Lieut.-Colonel Glynne Wynne, brother of Thomas first Lord Newborough, by whom she had issue an only daughter and heiress, Bridget, married in 1792 to John Perceval fourth Earl of Egmont, who in her right became possessed of Penrhyn Creuddyn and Coetmore. These are now the property of their grandson, Sir George James Perceval, Bart., sixth Earl of Egmont. (For a further account of the old family, see Williams's History of Aberconway, p. 122.)

Arms.Gules, a Saracen's head erased at the neck ppr., wreathed about the temples, argent and sable.

1563.-Jeffrey Holland of Eglwysfach, Esq., was the son of Hugh Holland, of Plas-yn-Pennant in the parish of Eglwysfach, Esq., and Alice, his wife, daughter of Robert ab Ieuan ab Meurig, of Bodsilin in Anglesey, Esq. He married Jane, daughter of Ieuan Owen, of Trebwll in the parish of Llansantffraid, Esq., ab John ab Robin ab Gruffydd Goch, lord of Rhôs.

Arms.-Azure, semé de fleurs-de-lys, a lion rampant gardant or.

1561.---John Thomas ab William of Glan Conway, Esq., was the eldest son of Thomas ab William, of Y Tyddyn Du in the parish of Llansantffraid-Glan Conway, Esq., son of John ab Robin ab Gruffydd Goch, lord of Rhôs. He married Catherine, daughter of Sir Robert Throgmorton, Knt., by whom he had issue, Robert, his heir, and seven other children. This family is descended from Marchudd, lord of Uwchdulas, and founder of the eighth noble tribe of North Wales and Powys.

Arms.—1 and 4, or, a gryffon segreant gules, for Gruffyd Goch ; 2 and 3, gules, a Saracen's head erased at the neck ppr., wreathed about the temples argent and sable for Marchudd.

1565.Edward Conway of Bryn Euryn, Esq., otherwise called Llys Bryn Euryn, in the parish of Llandrillo Uwch Dulas, was the eldest son of Hugh Conway, Esq., by Elen, his wife, daughter of Sir William Gruffydd of Penrhyn, Knt. Hugh Conway of Llys Bryn Euryn was the son of Reinallt Conway ab Hugh Conway ab Robin ab Gruffydd Goch, lord of Rhôs. Edward Corway married Anne, daughter of Sir John Puleston, Knt., high sheriff in 1543, by Janet, his wife, and had issue, Hugh Conway of Llys Bryn Euryn, his heir ; another son, Robert, and six daughters.

Arms.—Quarterly, first and fourth, Gruffydd Goch; second and third, Marchudd.

1566.-Hugh Puleston of Bersham, Esq., was a younger son of Sir John Puleston of Bersham, Knt., by Janet, his second wife. Hugh married Margaret, daughter and coheiress of Hugh Lloyd, of Llwyn-y-Cnotiau in the

parish of Wrexham, Esq. (descended, through Cynwrig ab Rhiwallon, lord of Maelor Gymraeg, from Tudor Trefor), by whom he was ancestor of the Pulestons of Llwyn-y-Cnotiau.

Arms. Those of his father,

1567.— Foulk Lloyd of Henllan, Esq. (for the second time. See p. 12.)

1568.Evan Lloyd of Bodidris in Yale, Esq., afterwards knighted, was the eldest son of John Lloyd of Bodidris, Esq., high sheriff in 1551. He married Elizabeth, daughter of Thomas Mostyn of Mostyn, Esq., who first assumed the name of Mostyn in accordance with the advice of Rowland Lee, Bishop of Lichfield and Coventry, and Lord President of the Marches, in the reign of Henry VIII. Evan Lloyd of Yale was chosen to represent the county of Denbigh in the fifth Parliament of the reign of Elizabeth, in 1585, and was high sheriff of Merionethshire in 1581.

For arms and issue, see p. 10.

1569.- Ellis Price of Plas Yolyn, LL.D. (for the third time.)

1570.- Robert Puleston of Bcrsham, Esq.(for the second time. See p. 15.)

1571.Edward Almor of Pant Yochin, Esq. (for the third time. See pp. 12, 15.)

1572.Simon Thelwall of Plas-y-Ward, Esq., was the eldest son of Richard Thelwall of Plas-y-Ward, Esq., by Elizabeth, daughter of Thomas Herle, Esq. He was one of the council for the Court of the Marches, and was chosen to represent the borough of Denbigh and its contributory constituencies in the Parliaments of 1547, 1553, and 1571; and the county of Denbigh in the second Parliament of the reign of Queen Elizabeth, in 1563. He married, first, Alice, daughter of Robert Salusbury of Rug, Esq. ; and secondly, Jane, daughter of John Massey, of Broxon in Cheshire, Esq. He died in 1586, aged 'sixty; and was buried at Ruthin, where his monument still exists. By his first wife he had issue:

1. Edward Thelwall of Plas-y-Ward, sheriff in 1590.

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