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THE CHURCH AND THE REVIVAL.I

I REVIVALISM.I

THE REVIVALS AGAIN.

THE CHURCH IN NORTH WALES.I

THE VOLUNTEER MOVEMENT.

A DISINTERESTED SPOUTER.I

I THE BUDGET.I

IEXTRAORDINARY PROCEEDING…

I BANGOR AND BEAUMARIS UNION.

THE BISHOP OF CORK AND THEI…

I NOTES ON THE HISTORY OF…

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NOTES ON THE HISTORY OF LLANCAR- FAN, GLAMORGANSHIRE. BY CRAIG Y FOBLALLT. One of the most noted places in the principality If Llancarfan, Glamorganshire. At present it is a small village, pleasantly situated within a short distance of the ancient town of Cowbridge, a town famous for its excel- lent grammar school, in which a great number of eminent clergymen were educated within youthful days amongst others, the Venerable Archdeacon of Bangor. The Gospel was preached here very early, before dissentions began in Wales. The Parish Church is a fine building, dedicated to St. Cattwg, known by the name of Cattwg the Wise. The present structure was erected by Walter de Mopes. The chancel window was considered a mas- ter-piece it was demolished by some hot-headed fanatic, called Bush, in the time of Cromwell. He beat the window down, at the same time calling 11 Down with the Whore of Babylon I This puritan resided at a farm house, called after bis nameâ" Whitton Bush." Anti. quarians differ in their opinions respecting the derivation of Llancarfan. According to the late Mr. Hughes, the parish was so called from the territory of Carnoban, or Car'van, the family of Caw, a prince from the borders of Scotland, who was obliged to leave his native country, (owing to the troubles of that period) with his numerous family, and settled in Anglesey and Siluna. Several of his sons resided at Llancarvan. Others supposed that it was called from St. Germanus or Garmon, a saint and bishop, who came to this country in company with St. Lupus, who were invited by the British Christians from Brittany to oppose the Pelagian heresy. St. Germanus was bishop of Auxene, and Lupus, bishop of Troyar. There are several churches in the principality dedicated to them. There are two churches in Paris dedicated t9 St. Germanus; and wben the clock of St. Germanug s Church struck Twelve on the eve of St. Bartholomew, the Roman Catholics commenced to murder the Protec- tants. St. Germanus founded the famous College at Llanearfan; and St. Lupus, Caerurgan. now called Lantwit Major Dulricius was appointed the principal of the Llancarvan, and liltyd principal of Caerurgan. Before two bishops left this country, Dulricius was made bishop of Llandaff, and Cattwg was made the first abbot of Llan- carfan. In a short time these institutions became very numerous in the principality. They were called Bangon Llancarfan was called Bangor-Cattwg, Bangor- Illtyd, Bangor-is-coed-in- Maelor, Bangor- fewr, Bangor-Teilo, at Landaff; Bangor. Padarn, Llanbadarn-fawr, Bangor- Paulinus, at White House-upon- Tare, now called Whitland Abbey, Carmarthenshire; Tathan, in Caer- went; Beuno, in Clynnog-fawr, Caernarvonshire; Seiriol, in Penmon; that monastery stood where the present Parish Church stands; Cyby, at Holyhead, lire. Dulricius was made bishop of Llandaff about the year 470, and in a short time after was made archbishop of Carbon. It was he who crowned King Arthur. He continued to reside at a place called Garnlwyd, in the parish of Lianearfan after be was made bishop of Lian. daff, in order to be near his friend Cattwg, whom he used to take with him in all his travels. To be continued.

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