WILLIAMS, Henry (c.1579-1636), of Gwernyfed, Aberllyfni, Brec.

Published in The History of Parliament: the House of Commons 1558-1603, ed. P.W. Hasler, 1981
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Family and Education

b. c.1579, 1st s. of David Williams of Gwernyfed by his 1st w. educ. ?Shrewsbury 1589; St. John’s, Oxf. 16 Apr. 1594, aged 15; M. Temple 1594. m. Elinor, da. of Eustace Whitney of Whitney, Herefs., 7s. inc. Henry 4da. Kntd. 23 July 1603; suc. fa. 1613.

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Williams inherited the Breconshire estates of his father the judge, while a younger brother came into the English possessions. He had not long come of age when he was returned to his first Parliament, no doubt because his father was recorde