A Pedigree of the Myddelton Ancestry
Manuscripts and documents
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Chirk Castle, Wrexham (Accredited Museum)
This amazing 35ft long scroll shows the Myddelton family tree from 1670 backwards through the line of Welsh princes and ancient English kings. Drawn on handmade paper with brightly coloured iron gall inks the pedigree is currently undergoing conservation work and will be on display for the first time in 2012.
Myddelton Pedigree. A very long rolled pedigree of the Myddelton Ancestry, sepia and coloured inks, shields, coats of arms, on sections of joined parchment. 'Samuel Myddelton, author of this Pedigree, died 1678'
Marks and inscriptions
'Samuel Myddelton, author of this Pedigree, died 1678'