William Glynne 1638-1690

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Sir William GLYNNE, 1st bart 1638-1690

Biographical Note

Son of John Glynne of Hawarden, Flintshire. Matriculated at Jesus College, Oxford 1654, but did not graduate; entered Lincoln's Inn, 1652. MP for Caernarvonshire 1659; held various public offices in Flintshire and Oxfordshire. He was created a baronet in 1661.


An inventory made after Glynne's death shows a library of ca.800 volumes. He is listed in Edward Bernard's Catalogi manuscriptorum, 1697, as owning 130 manuscripts on English common law.


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