Welsh language Beaumaris Castle Pamphlet Guide
Welsh language Beaumaris Castle Pamphlet Guide
Beaumaris Castle was the last and greatest fortress to be erected by King Edward I (1272-1307) in Wales after the Prince of Wales, Llywelyn ap Gruffudd, was defeated and killed in 1282. The king's original intention to build a castle in Anglesey probably dates to the summer of 1283, when construction of royal castles in Caernarfon, Conwy and Harlech also began.
A fort in Anglesey — with its abundant agricultural land giving her the name 'Môn Mam Cymru' (Anglesey, the mother of Wales) — would allow the king to complete the ring of strongholds around the North. But it took another 12 years for Edward to complete his plan. In 1294-95, the Welsh revolted against him, led by Madog ap Llywelyn, killing Roger de Pulesdon, sheriff of Anglesey and the king's representative on the island.
Product Code: CPC00031
Published 2016 / 8 pages / ISBN 978-1-8576-336-1
Size 150mm (w) x 210mm (h) Welsh language
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