Sir John Glynne (1602-66), second son of Sir William Glynne of Glynllifon, who succeeded his brother Thomas to the Glynllifon estate, purchased the castle and manor of Hawarden, together with the estate in 1654. Like his brother he was a parliamentarian during the Civil War. He became recorder of London and afterwards Lord Chief Justice.
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Warrington adds: Glynne did Charles II great service and was in consequence knighted and appointed King's Serjeant, and his son created a baronet.
John Glynne had been Recorder of London; and during the Protectorate, Chief Justice of the Upper Bench; nevertheless, he did Charles II. great service, and was in consequence knighted and appointed King's Serjeant, and his son created a Baronet. Ob. 1666.
---Diary and correspondence of Samuel Pepys, the diary deciphered by J. Smith. 1854.
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