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Lleweni, Denbighshire

Historical Description

Lleweni, an ancient seat in Denbighshire, on the river Clwyd, U mile NE of Denbigh. It belonged in 720 to Marchweithian, the chieftain of one of the Welsh tribes; passed before the time of Henry III. to the Salusburys; went in the time of Charles II. to the Cottons; and was purchased by the Hon. T. Fitzmaurice, uncle to the Marquis of Lans-downe. The famous Catherine Tudor was wife of Sir John Salusbury of Llewenny, and was afterwards married to three other husbands.

Transcribed from The Comprehensive Gazetteer of England & Wales, 1894-5

Land and Property

The Return of Owners of Land in 1873 for Denbighshire is available to browse.


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