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George Lloyd

Also Known As: "Bishop of Chester"
Birthplace: Bryn Euryn, Llandrillo yn Rhos, Denbighshire, Wales
Death: Died in Chester, Cheshire, England
Place of Burial: Chester, Cheshire, England, United Kingdom
Immediate Family:

Son of Meredith John Lloyd and Jonet ap John ap Meredydd ap John ap Meredydd Llwyd of Beaumaris [Lloyd], of Beaumaris
Husband of Anne Lloyd and Anne Lloyd
Father of Anne Eaton

Occupation: Bishop, Bishop of Chester
Managed by: Vance Barrett Mathis
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About George Lloyd, Bishop of Chester

Lord Bishop George Lloyd

Notes for George Lloyd , Rev.:

D.D. Bishop of Chester; buried under the choir of Chester Cathedral

Notes from family documents (Lloyd Ancestry):

Note I

Edmyfed Vychan by his second wife, Gwellian, daughter of Rhys ap-Gruffydd had two sons; 1st., Grono, Lord of Terf Castell, the ancestor of Henry VII, and two daughters, a younger son who was Gruffydd of Henglawdd the ancestor of Bishop Lloyd, in the 13th generation.

Among the noted ancestors of Bishop Lloyd it is interesting to note Marsia, author of Marsian Code of Laws.

Note II

Marschudd ap Cynan, Lord of Brynffenigl, in Denbghland, founder of the VIII Noble Tribes of North Wales and Powys, who flourished in the middle of the ninth century.

22nd., Gen. gives Geo. Llyd, D. D.

The house of Tudor - Henry VII, in the same Welsh line of Lloyd, traces to Brutus, grandson of Aeneas, King of Troy.

Compiled during the reign of Henry VII; also a pedigree starting with the Kings of Powys. 1st., Gen. Gwrtheyrn (or Vorteigern) was original Lord of Enas. When he became King he invited over the Saxons under Hengist and Horsa, A.D. 454, and 73 generations to Cruffydd.

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George Lloyd (bishop of Chester) From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

His father was Meredith Lloyd of Llanelian-yn-Rhos, Denbighshire.[2]

He was educated at the King's School, Chester, and at Jesus College, Cambridge.[3] He became a Fellow of Magdalene College, Cambridge around 1586. He was rector of Heswall, Cheshire from 1597. He became Bishop of Sodor and Man in 1600,[4][5] and Bishop of Chester in 1605.

A former lecturer at Chester Cathedral, he was tolerant of Puritan views in his diocese.[6] In local politics, he opposed Robert Whitby, a nominee of Lord Ellesmere as clerk of the Pentice, who was building a family factional position in the city.

His daughter Anne married Thomas Yale, whose son David was father of Elihu Yale, benefactor of the college now named for him. Anne married secondly Theophilus Eaton, merchant, diplomat, and, later, one of the founders and the first governor of the New Haven Colony. The Eatons emigrated to New England in 1637, aboard the Hector of London.

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George Lloyd, Bishop of Chester's Timeline

Llandrillo yn Rhos, Denbighshire, Wales
Age 25
Age 25
Chester, Cheshire West and Chester, England, United Kingdom
August 1, 1615
Age 55
Chester, Cheshire, England
August 1, 1615
Age 55
Bishop of Chester
Chester, Cheshire, England, United Kingdom