British Antiquities Revived; Or A Friendly Contest Touching The Soveraignty Of The Three Princes Of…

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byRobert Vaughan

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1834. Excerpt: ... BRITISH ANTIQUITIES. ARGUMENTS PROVING CADELH PRINCE OF SOUTH WALES TO BE THE ELDEST SON OF RODERIC THE GREAT (KING OF WALES) AND THAT HE, AND HIS ISSUE AFTER HIM, HAD A SUPERIORITY OVER THE REST OF THE PRINCES, OVER HIS TWO BRETHREN, AND THE DESCENDANTS FROM THEM. THE FIRST ARGUMENT. The Principalitie of Powys, after the death of Mervyn, the youngest brother (who died without issue, according to the most credible writers of the Antiquities of Wales) descended to Cadelh, as the eldest brother and heir, and from him to Howel Dha his son, and so to Bledhyn ap Convyn by due course of inheritance from Cadelh. And for the opinion that Mervyn had a son named Lhewelyn (whose daughter and heir was married to Meredith ap Owen, third son of Owen ap Howel Dha, and great grandchild to Cadelh) and that thereby Powys came to the line of Cadelh, it is fit the authority thereof do appear, before it receive credit. Likewise, whereas some writers for North Wales do alledge, that Cadelh took Powys by force from his brethren after the death of his brother Mervyn; it is therefore impliedly confessed, that Mervyn had no children: and it is not unlike that he actually entred into and seized Powys as his inheritance, and that his brethren might pretend to have portions there by gavel-kind upon the death of their brother Mervyn. But could he carry a Principality from all the race of Roderic (who had diverse sons, besides those three princes) by strong hand, and without right or opposition? Whereas it doth not appear throughout the whole course of the Histories of Wales, that either there was any stirre or claime made by the Prince of North Wales, or any of the descent of Roderic for Powys, or any entries made by them into that country, until after the soveraignty thereof came to ...

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1834. Excerpt: ... BRITISH ANTIQUITIES. ARGUMENTS PROVING CADELH PRINCE OF SOUTH WALES TO BE THE ELDEST SON OF RODERIC THE GREAT (KING OF WALES) ...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:22 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.05 inPublished:February 5, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217449859

ISBN - 13:9780217449854

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