Tag Archive: Prince of Wales

Prince Arthur: The Tudor King Who Never Was by Sean Cunningham

Virtual book tours are taking over the internet. Earlier this year we took part in the blog tour for Kristie Dean’s book On The Trail of the Yorks. Today we are part of the tour for Sean Cunningham’s new book Prince Arthur: The Tudor King Who Never Was, a look at the life of Prince…

King of the historic castles

Harlech Castle, Wales

Considering its importance, I thought it would be bigger. Not that walls 3.5-metres thick and 12-metres high are insubstantial, but I’d expected a castle that had endured five sieges, taken nearly eight years to build and was the last royalist fortification to fall in the English Civil War to have more bulk. The site is…

Mold schoolchildren celebrate Owain Glyndwr

Youngsters at a Mold school explored their heritage with a medieval-themed day to celebrate the man who first united Wales as a nation. Pupils of Ysgol Glanrafon spent the day learning about Owain Glyndwr on Thursday, September 16 – 610 years after he was proclaimed Prince of Wales. “For the last four or five years…