As long as a Welsh pedigree.

The Welsh are extremely particular in keeping up the history of their genealogy; every Welshman being, more or less, an herald. It is a sorry Welsh pedigree that does not, at least, reach to Noah.

Entry taken from Provincial Glossary, edited by Francis Grose.

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