Clement-Jones family v2/21 - Person Sheet
Clement-Jones family v2/21 - Person Sheet
NameSir Thomas MOSTYN 2nd Bt, 3290
Birth1651
Death1692
FatherSir Roger MOSTYN 1st Bart of Mostyn , 2359 (1623-1690)
MotherMary BULKELEY , 16388
Spouses
FatherDarcy SAVAGE , 16405
ChildrenRoger , 7040 (1673-1734)
 Thomas , 16406
 John , 16407
Notes for Sir Thomas MOSTYN 2nd Bt
From Welsh Biography online

Went to Christ Church , Oxford (matriculated 15 May 1667 ). A patron of the fine arts , he collected many of the books in the libraries at Gloddaeth and Mostyn . He was deputy-lieutenant for Caernarvonshire from c. 1673 , sheriff of that county 1689 , of Anglesey 1691-2 , and was returned to Parliament for Caernarvonshire ( 1673 , Feb. 1678/9 , Aug. 1679 , and 1681 ). In 1689 he was named as one of the Commissioners of Taxes for Flintshire .

He m. Bridget , daughter of D'Arcy Savage , of Leighton , Cheshire , by whom he had seven sons and four daughters; among the sons were Roger , his successor, Thomas , Member of Parliament for Flint , and John , educated at Westminster and Christ Church , Oxford . Sir Thomas was on very friendly terms with William Lloyd , bishop of S. Asaph ( 1637 - 1710 ) (q.v.) , one of the ‘Seven Bishops,’ whom he consulted on the subject of the education of his children. Poems written to him by Welsh bards are preserved in Mostyn MS. 96 . He has been described as ‘ a great collector of Welsh MSS. and much inclined to Welsh genealogy .’
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