Welsh language Caernarfon Castle Pamphlet Guide
Welsh language Caernarfon Castle Pamphlet Guide
Caernarfon Castle was erected for King Edward I of England (1272-1307) and is one of the most impressive medieval buildings preserved from the Middle Ages.
Initially, this site on the banks of the Seiont river was a Roman fort, called Segontium, which was strengthened in the first century. The Welsh name for Segontium was 'y gaer yn Arfon' (the fort in Arfon), which is the fort opposite Anglesey.
After the Normans conquered England, King William I (1066-87) soon decided to turn his attention to the Marches. He asked Hugh of Avranches, earl of Chester (who died in 1101), and his cousin, Robert de Tilleul, to extend the power of the Normans over the kingdom of Gwynedd, by raising a series of earth and timber castles along the north Wales coast. During the 1090s, the Duke of Avranches had established a fortress in Caernarfon, atop a prominent motte. But the princes of Wales promptly recaptured the land of Gwynedd, around 1115, and Caernarfon was still held by them until the end of the thirteenth century.
Product Code: CPC00030
Published 2016 / 8 pages / ISBN 978-1-85760-330-0
Size 150mm (w) x 210mm (h) Welsh language
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