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South-East Wales

Glamorganshire, South-East Wales

Barry, Glamorganshire, South-East Wales

In 1335 Thomas Barre 1335-1385 was born at Barry, Glamorganshire, South-East Wales

In 1387 Thomas Barre 1387-1420 was born to Thomas Barre 1349-1420 (38) and Elizabeth Croyser at Barry, Glamorganshire, South-East Wales

In 1420 Thomas Barre 1387-1420 (33) died at Barry, Glamorganshire, South-East Wales

Elizabeth Barre -1468 was born to Thomas Barre 1387-1420 and Alice Talbot -1441 at Barry, Glamorganshire, South-East Wales

Castell y Mynach, Glamorganshire, South-East Wales

Coety, Glamorganshire, South-East Wales

Around 1457 Elinor Vaughan 1457- was born to Roger Vaughan 1410-1471 (47) and Denise or Cecily Vaughan 1414-1438 at Coety, Glamorganshire, South-East Wales

Cowbridge, Glamorganshire, South-East Wales

Around 1500 Edward Carne 1500-1561 was born to Howell Carne and Cecily Kemys at Cowbridge, Glamorganshire, South-East Wales

Dinas Powys, Glamorganshire, South-East Wales

On 24 Jun 1255 Roger Somery 3rd Baron Dudley 1255-1291 was born to Roger Somery 2nd Baron Dudley 1190-1273 (65) and Amabilia Chaucombe at Dinas Powys, Glamorganshire, South-East Wales .

Dunraven Castle, Glamorganshire, South-East Wales

Ewenny, Glamorganshire, South-East Wales

Ewenny Priory, Ewenny, Glamorganshire, South-East Wales

In 1545 Edward Carne 1500-1561 (45) purchased at Ewenny Priory, Ewenny, Glamorganshire, South-East Wales

Gower, Glamorganshire, South-East Wales

Around 1273 Peter Brewes 1273-1312 was born at Gower, Glamorganshire, South-East Wales

Hensol, Glamorganshire, South-East Wales

Llanishen, Glamorganshire, South-East Wales

In 1495 Richard Cromwell 1495-1544 was born to Morgan Williams and Katherine Cromwell at Llanishen, Glamorganshire, South-East Wales

Llanmihangel, Glamorganshire, South-East Wales

Llanmihangel Church, Llanmihangel, Glamorganshire, South-East Wales

On 14 Dec 1707 William Edwin -1707 died at Llanmihangel Plas, Llanmihangel, Glamorganshire, South-East Wales . He was buried at Llanmihangel Church, Llanmihangel, Glamorganshire, South-East Wales .

On 22 Nov 1714 Elizabeth Sambrooke -1714 died .She was buried at Llanmihangel Church, Llanmihangel, Glamorganshire, South-East Wales .

Llanmihangel Plas, Llanmihangel, Glamorganshire, South-East Wales

On 14 Dec 1707 William Edwin -1707 died at Llanmihangel Plas, Llanmihangel, Glamorganshire, South-East Wales . He was buried at Llanmihangel Church, Llanmihangel, Glamorganshire, South-East Wales .

Lantwit Major, Glamorganshire, South-East Wales

Llanmaes, Lantwit Major, Glamorganshire, South-East Wales

08 Jul 1279 . Letters of Royal And Illustrious Ladies of Great Britain Volume 1 . Letter XVIII. Eleanora Princess of Wales (27) to her cousin Edward I (40) .
To her excellent lord and well-beloved cousin, the Lord Edward, by the grace of God king of England, lord of Ireland, and dake of Aquitaine, his devoted cousin Eleonora, princess of Wales, lady of Snowdon, with such sincere affection as becometh, sends health to so great and so near a kinsman.
Be it known to your excellency, that we desire to hear good and prosperous news concerning your state and condition : therefore we entreat your excellency, humbly and earnestly, for our love's sake, that you deign to make known to us, as your humble cousin, and one ready to do your good pleasures, your state; and whether you wish any thing within our power which may redound to your honour^ or may please your majesty.
Although, as we have heard, the contrary hereto hath been reported of us to your excellency by some; and we believe, notwithstanding, that you in no wise give credit to any who report unfavourably concerning our lord and ourself, until you learn from ourselves if such speeches contain truth : because you shewed, of your grace, so much honour and so much friendliness to our lord and ourself, when you were at the last time at Worcester.
Wherefore, whatever you shall demand from us in this, or other matters that you wish, we shall ever be ready, according to our ability, to execute and accomplish.
Given at Llanmaes , the 8th day of July.

Penarth, Glamorganshire, South-East Wales

Radyr, Glamorganshire, South-East Wales

St Donats, Glamorganshire, South-East Wales

Around 1375 William Stradling 1375-1412 was born at St Donats, Glamorganshire, South-East Wales .

Around 1377 Isabel St Barbe 1377-1429 was born to John St Barbe 1320-1404 (57) in St Donats, Glamorganshire, South-East Wales .

In 1404 John St Barbe 1320-1404 (84) died at St Donats, Glamorganshire, South-East Wales .

Around 1412 William Stradling 1375-1412 (37) died at St Donats, Glamorganshire, South-East Wales .

In 1429 Isabel St Barbe 1377-1429 (52) died at St Donats, Glamorganshire, South-East Wales .

In 1442 Gwenllian Stradling 1442-1475 was born to William Stradling 1416-1449 (26) at St Donats, Glamorganshire, South-East Wales .

Swansea, Glamorganshire, South-East Wales

In 1510 Margaret Herbert 1510- was born to Richard Herbert 1442-1510 (68) and Margaret Cradock at Swansea, Glamorganshire, South-East Wales .

On 02 Sep 1570 George Herbert 1495-1570 (75) died at Swansea, Glamorganshire, South-East Wales .

On 18 Oct 1674 Richard "Beau, King of Bath" Nash 1674-1761 was born to Richard Nash in Swansea, Glamorganshire, South-East Wales .

In 1745 Adrien Carpentiers 1713-1778 (32) . Portrait of Richard "Beau, King of Bath" Nash 1674-1761 (70) .

Gwent, South-East Wales

Caerleon, Gwent, South-East Wales

Monmouthshire, South-East Wales

Abergavenny, Monmouthshire, South-East Wales

On 19 Nov 1200 Bertha Braose Baroness Beauchamp 1135-1200 (65) died at Abergavenny, Monmouthshire, South-East Wales

On 29 Sep 1286 John Hastings 2nd Baron Hastings, 14th Baron Bergavenny 1286-1325 was born to John Hastings 13th Baron Bergavenny, 1st Baron Hastings 1262-1313 (24) and Isabel Valence Baroness Bergavenny, Baroness Hastings -1305 at Abergavenny, Monmouthshire, South-East Wales

In 1455 William Herbert 1455- was born to Richard Herbert 1423-1469 (32) and Margaret Jones 1444-1499 (11) at Abergavenny, Monmouthshire, South-East Wales .

In 1471 Edward Neville 1471-1538 was born to George Neville 4th Baron Bergavenny 1440-1492 (31) and Margaret Fenne Baroness Bergavenny at Abergavenny, Monmouthshire, South-East Wales .

Around 1475 Thomas Neville 1475-1542 was born to George Neville 4th Baron Bergavenny 1440-1492 (35) and Margaret Fenne Baroness Bergavenny at Abergavenny, Monmouthshire, South-East Wales

On 29 Jun 1478 Katherine Howard Baroness Bergavenny 1414-1478 (64) died at Raby, County Durham .She was buried at Abergavenny, Monmouthshire, South-East Wales

In 1482 Thomas Herbert 1482- was born to Richard Herbert 1442-1510 (40) and Margaret Cradock at Abergavenny, Monmouthshire, South-East Wales .

On 17 Dec 1545 Mary Stafford Baroness Bergavenny 1495-1545 (50) died in Abergavenny, Monmouthshire, South-East Wales

Abergavenny Castle, Abergavenny, Monmouthshire, South-East Wales

On 20 Aug 1348 Laurence Hastings 1st Earl Pembroke 1319-1348 (29) died at Abergavenny Castle, Abergavenny, Monmouthshire, South-East Wales . He was buried at Abergavenny Priory, Abergavenny, Monmouthshire, South-East Wales . His son John Hastings 2nd Earl Pembroke 1347-1375 succeeded as 2nd Earl Pembroke (4C 1339) , 4th Baron Hastings (1C 1295) , 15th Baron Bergavenny (Feudal Creation)

Abergavenny Massacre

Around 25 Dec 1175, Christmas, William Braose 4th Baron Bramber 1144-1211 invited the local Welsh nobles to his Christmas court at Abergavenny Castle, Abergavenny, Monmouthshire, South-East Wales as an act of reconciliation. Seisyll ap Dyfnwal Gwent -1175 and his elder son Geoffrey Gwent -1175 were murdered . William Braose 4th Baron Bramber 1144-1211 and his men then rode to Seisyll ap Dyfnwal Gwent -1175 's home.There his younger son Cadwalladr Gwent 1168-1175 was murdered and his wife captured.

Coldbrook Park, Abergavenny, Monmouthshire, South-East Wales

Around 1423 Richard Herbert 1423-1469 was born to William ap Thomas "Blue Knight of Gwent" Herbert 1380-1445 (43) and Gwladys ferch Dafydd Gam "Star of Abergavenny" Brecon at Coldbrook Park, Abergavenny, Monmouthshire, South-East Wales .

Chepstow aka Striguil, Monmouthshire, South-East Wales

After 1130 Baderon Monmouth Lord Monmouth 1100-1176 (30) and Rohese Clare -1149 were married at Chepstow aka Striguil, Monmouthshire, South-East Wales

In 1471 Roger Vaughan 1410-1471 (61) was beheaded at Chepstow aka Striguil, Monmouthshire, South-East Wales

Coedkernew, Monmouthshire, South-East Wales

Tredegar House, Coedkernew, Monmouthshire, South-East Wales

On 04 Nov 1661 William Morgan 1640-1680 (21) and Blanche Morgan were married .She brought a huge dowry to the marriage enabling the building of Tredegar House, Coedkernew, Monmouthshire, South-East Wales

Kevelioc, Monmouthshire, South-East Wales

In 1147 Hugh de Kevelioc Gernon 5th Earl Chester 1147-1181 was born to Ranulf Gernon 4th Earl Chester 1099-1153 (48) and Matilda Fitzrobert Countess Chester -1189 at Kevelioc, Monmouthshire, South-East Wales .

Llandenny, Monmouthshire, South-East Wales

Llanover, Monmouthshire, South-East Wales

Arnold (Arnaullt) Castle, Llanover, Monmouthshire, South-East Wales

On 12 Apr 1165 Henry Fitzmiles Baron Bergavenny -1165 was killed by Seisyll ap Dyfnwal Gwent -1175 at Arnold (Arnaullt) Castle, Llanover, Monmouthshire, South-East Wales . He buried at Llanthony Secunda Priory, Gloucester, Gloucestershire . His sister Bertha Gloucester Baroness Bramber 1130- succeeded as 4th Baron Bergavenny (Feudal Creation) . William Braose 3rd Baron Bramber 1135-1179 (50) jure uxoris 4th Baron Bergavenny .

Lower Machen, Monmouthshire, South-East Wales

Ruperra Castle, Lower Machen, Monmouthshire, South-East Wales

On 01 Jan 1715 John Morgan 1641-1715 (74) died . John Morgan of Tredegar 1671-1720 (43) inherited Ruperra Castle, Lower Machen, Monmouthshire, South-East Wales from his uncle John Morgan 1641-1715 (74)

Monmouth, Monmouthshire, South-East Wales

Around 1182 John Monmouth 1182-1248 was born to Gilbert Monmouth Lord Monmouth -1189 at Monmouth, Monmouthshire, South-East Wales .

Battle of Monmouth

On 25 Nov 1233 the Battle of Monmouth was fought between supporters of the King (26) , commanded by Baldwin Guines III Count Guînes 1200-1244 (33) , and rebels opposed to the influence of Poitevins and Lusignans; the King's step-father's (50) faction. The rebels were commanded by Richard Marshal 3rd Earl Pembroke 1191-1234 (42) . Battle is somewhat of an over-statement. Richard Marshal 3rd Earl Pembroke 1191-1234 (42) and his men were riding to to reconnoitre the town. Baldwin Guines III Count Guînes 1200-1244 (33) and his forces, who were in the town, decided attack was the best form defence. Marshal's men appear to have suffered in retreat although Marshal escaped.
John Monmouth 1182-1248 (51) took control of Monmouth, Monmouthshire, South-East Wales following the battle.

Brief Lives: William Cecil 1st Baron Burghley 1520-1598 . Cecil, lord Burleigh : Memorandum, the true name is Sitsilt, and is an ancient Monmouthshire family, but now come to be about the size c of yeomanry. In the church at Monmouth , I remember in a south windowe an ancient scutcheon of the family, the same that this family beares. 'Tis strange that they should be so vaine to leave off an old British name for a Romancy one, which beteere Mr Verstegan did putt into their heads, telling his lordship, in his booke, that they were derived from the ancient Roman Cecilii. The first lord Burley (who was Secretary of Estate) was at first but (a) country-schoole-master, and (I thinke Dr. Thomas Fuller sayes, vide Holy State) borne in Wales. I remember (when I was a schooleboy at Blandford) Mr. Basket, a reverend divine, who was wont to beg us play-dayes, would alwayes be uncovered, and sayd that 'twas the lord Burleigh's custome for (said he) here is my Lord Chanceller, my Lord Treasurer, my Lord Chief Justice, &c., predestinated'. 'He made Cicero's Epistles his glasse, his rule, his oracle, and ordinarie pocket-booke ' (Dr. J. Web in preface of his translation of Cicero's Familiar Epistles.

John "Lackland" I King England 1166-1216 visited at Monmouth, Monmouthshire, South-East Wales

Raglan, Monmouthshire, South-East Wales

Around 1380 William ap Thomas "Blue Knight of Gwent" Herbert 1380-1445 was born at Raglan, Monmouthshire, South-East Wales .

St Julians, Monmouthshire, South-East Wales

Tintern, Monmouthshire, South-East Wales

Tintern Abbey, Tintern, Monmouthshire, South-East Wales

On 09 May 1131 Walter Clare -1138 founded at Tintern Abbey, Tintern, Monmouthshire, South-East Wales

Vale Ewyas, Monmouthshire, South-East Wales

Llanthony, Vale Ewyas, Monmouthshire, South-East Wales

Llanthony Priory, Llanthony, Vale Ewyas, Monmouthshire, South-East Wales

Around May 1136 Miles Gloucester 1st Earl Hereford -1143 founded Llanthony Secunda Priory, Gloucester, Gloucestershire , literally Llanthony Second, as a refuge for the monks of Llanthony Priory, Llanthony, Vale Ewyas, Monmouthshire, South-East Wales who were suffering repeated attacks from the Welsh.

In 1530 the Prior of Llanthony Priory, Llanthony, Vale Ewyas, Monmouthshire, South-East Wales sent cheese, carp and baked lamphreys to Henry VIII (38) at Windsor, Berkshire

After 21 Apr 1509 Thomas Wriothesley Garter King of Arms -1534 (21) made a drawing of the death of Henry VII (he wasn't present). The drawing shows those present and in some cases provides their arms by which they can be identified. From top left clockwise:
Richard Foxe Bishop 1448-1528 (61)
Two tonsured clerics
George Hastings 1st Earl Huntingdon 1487-1544 (22)
Richard Weston of Sutton Place 1465-1541 (44)
Richard Clement of Ingham Mote 1482-1538 (27)
Matthew Baker Governor Jersey -1513
John Sharpe of Coggleshall in Essex -1518
Physician holding urine bottle
William Tyler
Hugh Denys
William Fitzwilliam 1st Earl Southampton 1490-1542 (19) closing the King's eyes.There is doubt as to whether the person shown is William Fitzwilliam 1st Earl Southampton 1490-1542 (19) given his age of around nineteen at the King's death. He appears to be holding a Staff of Office although sources state he wasn't appointed Gentleman Usher, in which role he would have a Staff of Office, until Henry VIII's Coronation in Jun 1509.
The Arms below him are Quarterly 1 Lozengy argent & gules (FitzWilliam); 2 Arms of John Neville 1st Marquess Montagu 1431-1471 3 Quartered 1 possibly Plantagent with white border ie Holland 2 and 3 Tibetot, 4 Unknown, overall a star for difference indicating third son. William Fitzwilliam 1st Earl Southampton 1490-1542 (19) was his father's third son, and his mother was Lucy Neville 1468-1534 (41) daughter of John Neville 1st Marquess Montagu 1431-1471 . It appears correct that the person represented is William Fitzwilliam 1st Earl Southampton 1490-1542 (19) . William Fitzwilliam 1st Earl Southampton 1490-1542 (19) was the childhood companion of Henry VIII (17) .
Physician holding urine bottle

Dissolution of the Monasteries

In 1542 Llanthony Priory, Llanthony, Vale Ewyas, Monmouthshire, South-East Wales was given to Arthur Porter 1505-1559 (37) during the Dissolution of the Monasteries .