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The red dragon on a green field is the symbol of Wales, and has been passed down as the symbol of those people since the days of the Pendragons.

Part of my three knights series. The red dragon on a green field is the symbol of Wales, and has been passed down as the symbol of those p.

Llywelyn ap Gruffydd Statue overlooking Llandovery, Wales

Welsh Cawl, Cymric, Red Dragon, British Isles, Family History, Homeland, Palaces, Fathers, Darkness

Corwen's Owain Glyndwr Statue

Owain Glyndŵr (c. 1359 – c. or Owen Glendower, was a Welsh ruler and the last native Welshman to hold the title Prince of Wales. He instigated a fierce and long-running but ultimately unsuccessful revolt against the English rule of Wales.

Rhodri ap Merfyn, known as Rhodri Mawr (Rhodri the Great), was the most notable Welsh ruler prior to the Norman Conquest.He was the first High King of all Wales. By the time of his death, his power and influence extended over much of Wales. Rhodri’s rise to prominence came from his success as a warrior. Rhodri and his son, Gwriad, were killed in battle against the English in 878.

Rhodri ap Merfyn, known as Rhodri Mawr (Rhodri the Great), King of Gwynedd and the one whose name Rhodri the Welsh bard claimed for his own.

Henry 'Bolingbroke' was the son of John of Gaunt, Duke of Lancaster. Bolingbroke didn't make it a secret that he thought Richard II was a lousy king and unfit to rule. Richard banished him, and then stole his inheritance (and his title) when Gaunt died. Henry returned to claim his estates, saying that he just wanted back what was rightfully his. But he quite quickly changed his story -- he wanted to be king. He deposed Richard II and became Henry IV.

King Henry IV – Plantagenet Of Lancaster Born: April 1366 at Bolingbroke Castle, Lincolnshire Parents: John of Gaunt and Blanche of Lancaster House of: Lancaster

September 28, 1400 (1) | "I declared myself Prince of Wales on Sept 16th 1400. A date that, I’ll bet, will change the course of history! We will force the English out of Wales. At the moment I am collecting support for my attack on the thieving Lord Grey of Ruthin."

Teach Welsh history to GCSE pupils in Wales, recommends review

Welsh students could learn about Owain Glyndwr as part of their GCSE studies

Mary de Bohun (1368-1394) was the first wife of King Henry IV of England, and mother to King Henry V. MORE: http://historywitch.com/2013/08/17/brothers-pawn/

Mary de Bohun, Henry's first wife, died before the coronation of Henry.

Edward I Plantagenet of England "Longshanks," Ruled England from 1272-1307; My 23rd great-grandfather

Ancestor-Edward I - Called Edward Longshanks and the Hammer of the Scots. King from 1272 -

Murder of St. Thomas Becket

Dec Archbishop Thomas Becket is martyred. Archbishop Thomas Becket is brutally murdered in Canterbury Cathedral by four knights of King Henry II of England, apparently on orders of the king.

Seal of Llywelyn ap Iorwerth (d. 1240), prince of Gwynedd

Welsh History Month: The seal of Llywelyn ap Iorwerth

What is the most important object in Welsh history? Today Dr Elizabeth New, from Aberystwyth University, argues the case for a medieval seal

ΟΙ ΣΤΑΥΡΟΦΟΡΙΕΣ ΤΗΣ ΒΑΛΤΙΚΗΣ- ΓΑΛΛΙΑ-ΑΓΓΛΙΑ ΠΡΟΣ ΤΗ ΜΕΤΑ-ΦΕΟΥΔΑΡΧΙΑ. Η ΣΗΜΑΣΙΑ ΤΗΣ ΜΑΓΚΝΑ ΚΑΡΤΑ 13ος αι. Στην Βαλτική την εποχή αυτή ζούσαν φυλές: Πρώσων, Λιθουανών, Λετονών και βορειότερα Λιβόνοι...

ΟΙ ΣΤΑΥΡΟΦΟΡΙΕΣ ΤΗΣ ΒΑΛΤΙΚΗΣ- ΓΑΛΛΙΑ-ΑΓΓΛΙΑ ΠΡΟΣ ΤΗ ΜΕΤΑ-ΦΕΟΥΔΑΡΧΙΑ. Η ΣΗΜΑΣΙΑ ΤΗΣ ΜΑΓΚΝΑ ΚΑΡΤΑ 13ος αι.

Simon de Montfort, Earl of Leicester. Father of modern parliamentary democracy and one of those larger than life historical figures.

Matilda of Flanders, wife of William the Conqueror and mother of Henry I, the first woman to be crowned Queen of England, was born in 1031. Her father, Baldwin V, was the Count of Flanders, and her mother Adela, was a daughter Robert II the Pious Capet, King of France. Statue is located in the Jardin du Luxembourg, Paris, France. 27th GG mother William

Jardins du Luxembourg -- La Reine Mathilde (Mathilde de Flandre) - Wife of William the Conqueror, Duchess of Normandy and queen consort of England .

Gwenllian ferch Gruffydd (1097 – 1136), warrior princess of Wales who fought off the Norman invasion and is often compared to England's Boudicca. MORE: http://historywitch.com/2015/01/05/the-warrior-of-wales/

Gwenllian ferch Gruffydd – warrior princess of Wales who fought off the Norman invasion - I am 8 % Irish (Ireland, Wales, Scotland)

Robert Curthose (1054 - 1134). Eldest son of William I and Matilda of Flanders. Robert and his father did not get along leading William to want to disinherit Robert. He gave Robert the Duchy of Normandy and gave England to his second son, William Rufus. Robert launched a failed rebellion against his brother in 1088. When William II died his younger brother Henry I seized the throne, and Robert tried to invade again in 1101. In 1106 Henry took over Normandy from Robert.

Robert [Curthose] Duke of Normandy, dispossessed and imprisoned by younger brother Henry King of England, buried in Gloucester Cathedral

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