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  Wales - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Wales is located in the south-west of Great Britain, and is bordered by England to the east, the Bristol Channel to the south, St George's Channel in the west, and the Irish Sea to the north.
Wales was legally annexed by the Act of Union 1536, in the reign of Henry VIII of England.
Demographics of Wales as at the 2001 Census:
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Wales   (1998 words)

  
 MSN Encarta - Wales
Wales, country and principality, part of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, united politically, legally, and administratively with England, and occupying a broad peninsula on the western side of the island of Great Britain.
Wales also includes the island of Anglesey, which is separated from the mainland by the narrow Menai Strait.
Wales is bounded on the north by the Irish Sea; on the east by the English counties of Cheshire, Shropshire, Herefordshire, and Gloucestershire; on the south by the Bristol Channel; and on the west by the St George’s Channel and Cardigan Bay.
uk.encarta.msn.com /encyclopedia_761558653/Wales.html   (518 words)

  
 Encyclopedia: Honours of the Principality of Wales   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
The Honours of the Principality of Wales are the Crown Jewels used at the investiture of Princes of Wales.
HRH The Prince of Wales The Prince Charles, Prince of Wales (Charles Philip Arthur George Mountbatten-Windsor) (born 14 November 1948), is the eldest son of Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh.
Gwynedd was one of the kingdoms or principalities of medieval Wales.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Honours-of-the-Principality-of-Wales   (1846 words)

  
 Wales -- Facts, Info, and Encyclopedia article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
The term Principality of Wales, in Welsh, Tywysogaeth Cymru, is often used, although the (The male heir apparent of the British sovereign) Prince of Wales has no role in the governance of Wales and this term is unpopular among many in Wales.
Wales was legally annexed by the (additional info and facts about Act of Union 1536) Act of Union 1536, in the reign of (additional info and facts about Henry VIII of England) Henry VIII of England.
Wales borders by England to the east and by sea in the other three directions: the Bristol Channel to the south, St George's Channel to the west, and the (An arm of the North Atlantic between Great Britain and Ireland) Irish Sea to the north.
www.absoluteastronomy.com /encyclopedia/w/wa/wales.htm   (2126 words)

  
 Wales (United Kingdom)
Edward, Prince of Wales', flag was quartered red lion on yellow and yellow lion on red, and is known as the flag of Llewelyn.
Wales was already subsumed as a principality in England long before that, so was never considered to have a "portion" of the flag.
Wales was united with England under the Statute of Wales, passed on 19 February 1284.
www.crwflags.com /fotw/flags/gb-wales.html   (2091 words)

  
 CATHOLIC ENCYCLOPEDIA: Wales
One opinion is that Wales consists of twelve particular counties, and that its eastern boundary is identical with that of the eastern-most of those twelve counties.
By Henry VIII the laws of the principality, native and feudal, were assimilated to those of England -- though certain peculiar legal institutions, such as the courts of great session, remained till the reign of William IV.
The bards' favourite subjects were the Blessed Virgin, the national saints, the rosary, the roods (calvaries) in the churches, the Mass, the abbeys, and the shrines of the city of Rome.
www.newadvent.org /cathen/15532a.htm   (5393 words)

  
 BBC - History - The Rise and Fall of the Principality of Wales 1200 - 1282   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
The principality of Wales ruled by a Welsh dynasty lasted from 1267 to 1282.
Following Llywelyn's defeat, his principality was organised into six counties which were granted to the king's heir; thus the principality of Wales survived as an adjunct of the crown of England.
The fate of the House of Gwynedd 1282
www.bbc.co.uk /history/timelines/wales/principality.shtml   (369 words)

  
 The Monarchy Today > Symbols > Honours of the Pricipality of Wales   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Made in 1969 for the Investiture of the present Prince of Wales, this coronet was made with a new technique of applying gold to a resin base by electrolysis.
The Honours of the Principality of Wales are the Crown Jewels associated with the Princes of Wales.
The traditional insignia used in the investiture of a Prince of Wales consisted originally of a coronet, a ring, a rod and a mantle.
www.royal.gov.uk /output/Page452.asp   (374 words)

  
 BBC - Wales History - Building a nation
In 1200, the March of Wales consisted, to use the old county names, of the fringes of Flintshire and Montgomeryshire, most of Radnorshire, Breconshire and Glamorgan, Monmouthshire almost in its entirety, the southern part of Carmarthenshire and virtually the whole of Pembrokeshire.
Llywelyn had another son, Gruffudd, but he was determined to ensure that his entire principality would be inherited by his legitimate son.
Three years later, through the Treaty of Montgomery, Henry III recognised Llywelyn as Prince of Wales and Llywelyn, in turn, recognised the King of England as his suzerain.
www.bbc.co.uk /wales/history/sites/nation/pages/principality01.shtml   (689 words)

  
 The Awakening in Whales and some of the Hidden Springs
The Principality of Wales--The Prophet of the Revival --His Last Message to Wales In 1903--The First Llandrindod Convention in August, 1903.
Again, in a quiet town in the western part of Wales, we hear of two and three women meeting together for prayer during several years, pleading for "Revival" among the women of the town.
A dignitary of the Church of England, like Solomon, he had "largeness of heart even as the sand that is on the sea-shore!" so that he was beloved of all sections of the people as a saintly man of God, a patriot, preacher-orator, and bard.
www.sendrevival.com /history/welsh_revival/hidden_springs/chapter_2.htm   (1652 words)

  
 GENUKI: Wales
National Synod of Wales The National Synod of Wales of the United Reformed Church, is one of thirteen Synods that cover England, Wales and Scotland.
Maps of England and Wales in 1643 (808k) and Maps of England and Wales 1660-1892 (479k) which were obtained courtesy of Ancestry, who retain copyright and reserve all rights in them.
The Royal Regiment of Wales was formed in 1969 by the amalgamation of two of Wales' most famous and distinguished regiments, namely The South Wales Borderers (24th Foot) and The Welch Regiment (41st/69th Foot).
www.genuki.org.uk:8080 /big/wal   (6531 words)

  
 GO BRITANNIA! Wales: Royals Families of Wales
Henry VII's own view is expressed in a letter to the Welsh gentry, seeking their support before Bosworth: "To free this our Principality of Wales of such miserable servitude as they have long piteously stood in." He obviously wanted to make Englishmen out of those who had supported his cause so fervently and so loyally.
It was not, therefore, surprising that the Act of Union, a series of legislation passed between 1536 and 1543 in the reign of Henry VIII ensured that Wales would be from henceforth completely under the authority of the crown of England, no matter who held the title.
At a time when the Bardic orders of Wales were rapidly disappearing, the Bible ensured that "the purity, accuracy and strength of the poetic vocabulary should live on" (Stephens, p.410).
www.britannia.com /wales/fam2.html   (1292 words)

  
 BBC - Wales History - Building a nation
The principality of Wales ruled by a Welsh dynasty lasted for 15 years, although in its last five years its power was much diminished.
The years 1267-77 were a period of much promise, suggesting that there were in medieval Wales all the elements necessary for the growth of statehood.
Llywelyn was not deprived of the title of Prince of Wales, but most of the lesser Welsh rulers were no longer to recognise him as overlord.
www.bbc.co.uk /wales/history/sites/nation/pages/principality02.shtml   (523 words)

  
 Wales - Biocrawler definition:Wales - Biocrawler   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
The term Principality of Wales, in Welsh, Tywysogaeth Cymru, is often used, although the Prince of Wales has no role in the governance of Wales and this term is unpopular among many in Wales.
The nation has not been politically independent since 1282, when it was conquered by King Edward I of England.
Until 1999, Wales was ruled directly from London; that year saw the first elections to the National Assembly for Wales, which has limited domestic powers and cannot make law.
www.biocrawler.com /biowiki/Wales   (1738 words)

  
 A unique gifts, holiday gifts collection from Wales
Wales is a land steeped in tradition, culture, myths and legends.
Wales is one of the Celtic nations - Welsh, Cornish.
Click on the links to experience Wales through the poetry, the Welsh medieval castles and the recipes that are unique to Wales.
www.walesforgifts.com   (490 words)

  
 Scotsman.com Sport - Rugby - Six Nations opener against England the big talking point in Wales
ALTHOUGH Wales’ opening Six Nations match against England in Cardiff is still ten weeks away, expectations among supporters are high and the encounter is already dominating discussions in the Principality.
Wales haven’t beaten England in Cardiff since 1993, but coach Mike Ruddock will find it difficult to keep the lid on home hopes.
It was Wales’ biggest winning margin of their illustrious international history, eclipsing the 102-11 victory over World Cup qualifying opponents Portugal in Lisbon ten years ago.
sport.scotsman.com /rugby.cfm?id=1367022004   (805 words)

  
 BBC NEWS | UK | Wales | Mid | 'Fly Glyndwr flag' call
If Wales wants a real hero then either Llewellyn the Last, the last true Prince of Wales, or Pembrokeshire-born Henry Tudor, who ended the long period of bloodshed of the Wars of the Roses should be promoted.
The Wars of the Roses was a conflict which Glyndŵr and the rest of the barony of England and Wales caused.
Of course he should be celebrated not only for what he had done for Wales but for Wales to remember and honor her own history.
news.bbc.co.uk /2/hi/uk_news/wales/mid_/3652330.stm   (1709 words)

  
 homes.ca - Wales   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Wales Hotel located in the Manhattan Upper East Si...
A private nursery in Wales has been closed after children were found to be infected with E coli, it emerged yesterday.
Wales coach Mike Ruddock has injury worries ahead of the clash with South Africa.
www.homes.ca /Wales/reference/search   (251 words)

  
 GENUKI: Wales Topics - History
A history of Wales by John Davies on BBC Wales "Follow the course of Welsh history from the Romans to Rhodri Morgan.
Griffiths, R A. The Principality of Wales in the Later Middle Ages.
The Welsh Princes, The Native Rulers of Wales 1063-1283.
www.genuki.org.uk /big/wal/History.html   (1128 words)

  
 Land of the celts, King Arthurs cornwall, devon and the principality of Wales.
Land of the celts, King Arthurs cornwall, devon and the principality of Wales.
We'll also be exploring the west Wales coastline, alternative rugged and pretty with its small harbours.
Also on today's itinerary will be hidden Border castles and the oldest pub in Wales before we follow the winding river Wye, through the border valley between England and Wales.
www.astral-travels.com /celtic_cornwall_tour.htm   (1744 words)

  
 The Principality of Wales in the Later-Middle Ages by Ralph A. Griffiths, Roger S. Thomas, New, Used Books, Cheap ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
The Principality of Wales in the Later-Middle Ages: The Structure and Personnel of Government : Vol 1.
The Principality of Wales in the Later-Middle Ages...
Wales in the Early Middle Ages (By Wendy Davies)
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 Wales -- Description and travel links, articles and topics at Suite101.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
The Implication of the Puritan Theology for Theologizing in Postmodernity
Description: Wales will inform readers about the travel, culture and history of Wal...
Description: Areas of Wales cover a number of topics within a specific area of Wale...
www.suite101.com /subjectheadings/contents.cfm/20899   (320 words)

  
 Lasswade Country House Hotel - Holiday Accommodation in Mid Wales
This hotel is situated in the heart of Wales and it is privately run by Roger and Emma Stevens.
Our aim is to provide good service and warm hospitality along, with our approach to helping the environment and our extensive use of Organic produce throughout the hotel and restaurant.
The Lasswade is the perfect place to relax and unwind from the stresses of everyday life.
www.lasswadehotel.co.uk   (225 words)

  
 Wales
Anglo-Normans recognise Principality of Wales in Treaty of Montgomery, 1267.
Treaty broken and Wales made Dominion of English King 1282-1535, ruled by King's officials and marcher lords (Statute of Rhyddlan, 1294).
Gradual transfer of powers from UK parliament and ministries from 1951 (formation of Ministry of Welsh Affairs), 1964 (Secretary of State for Wales and Welsh Office), 1997 (successful referendum for devolved democratic assembly), 1999 (foundation of National Assembly for Wales with autonomous administrative duties and secondary legislative powers).
users.cs.cf.ac.uk /Robert.Evans/Places/wales.html   (292 words)

  
 The Politics of the Principality of Wales, c.1603-1642   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
The Politics of the Principality of Wales, c.
This is the first study for over half a century to examine politics in Wales during this period, and draws upon a wealth of new material in local and national archives.
It also offers a reappraisal of the controversial religious and financial innovations of Charles I in Wales and an innovative discussion of Welsh allegiance in the early stages of the Civil Wars.
www.uwp.co.uk /book_desc/1906.html   (185 words)

  
 RCAHMW Heritage of Historic Parklands & Gardens of Wales
In 1994, the Royal Commission began a programme of research, including limited survey, to provide a database of all historic gardens and parkland sites in the Principality.
The Royal Commission co-operates with bodies like the Welsh Historic Gardens Trust to help expedite this project, which will complement and underpin the Register of Gardens and Parklands being compiled by Cadw for ICOMOS and inform local and national conservation and preservation policies as well as scholarship.
It also encourages the publication of local guides or county garden and parkland surveys, where possible through appropriate partnership arrangements with local authorities or historical societies.
www.rcahmw.org.uk /parklands   (198 words)

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