|Wales Cathedral Gazetteer
A guide to medieval cathedrals in Wales, highlighting attractions, history, and visitor information.
Medieval Cathedrals in Wales
This section of our Guide to historic churches Wales is of neccessity a short one; there are only 6 medieval cathedrals in Wales, and of the 6, one occupies an undisputable pre-eminent status; St. David's, with its links to David, patron saint of Wales, is the Welsh "Westminster Abbey".
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This king of Mercia built an immense earthwork stretching the length of the current Welsh border
His dyke replaced an earlier earthwork called Wat's Dyke, built by his predecesor, Aethelbald
He is generally regarded as the most powerful Saxon king before Alfred the Great
This Day in British History
03 September, 1189
Richard Plantagenet (Richard I) is crowned king of England
His popular nickname is Richard the Lionheart for his bravery in battle